Understanding Qualitative Methods
- Emma Wincup - Joseph Rowntree Foundation, UK
With guidance from theoretical considerations through the steps of the research process, Criminological Research equips readers with the necessary tools to carry out a successful, ethical study.
This book is the perfect guide to theory and practice for any student undertaking qualitative research on crime or criminal justice.
Good overview of the various qualitative methods. Easy to read for undergraduate students. Recommended to those students exploring qualitative methods on their assignments.
This book demonstrates the contribution that research methods can make to an understanding of Criminology - a link that many students find difficult to make. The chapter on using existing qualitative data is a particularly helpful one.
An interesting read and this book will be placed on our reading list. Students can use this book as a guide for completing their research modules. This book gives an in-depth overview around qualitative research which is important for the methodology section.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Criminological Research - Chapter 1