Ronet D. Bachman, Raymond Paternoster
SAGE Publications; Inc; 4th edition
Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice; 4th Edition (PDF) offers students a practical and concise introduction to statistics and highlights the main role research and statistics play in the study of criminology and criminal justice. Packed with real-world case studies and contemporary examples using the most current crime data and empirical research available; students not only learn how to conduct and understand statistical analyses; but also recognize the connection between statistical analyses use in daily life and its importance to criminology and criminal justice.
Written by two well-known experts in the field; Ronet D. Bachman and Raymond Paternoster continue to encourage learning by presenting statistical formulas with step-by-step instructions for calculation. This “how to calculate and interpret statistics” approach prevents complicated proofs and discussions of statistical theory; without sacrificing statistical rigor. The 4th Edition is charged with new examples exploring key issues in today’s world; encouraging students to explore research questions related to criminal justice and criminology with statistics and conduct research of their own along the way.
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