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Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition.
The SAGE edge site for Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Ronet D. Bachman and Russell K. Schutt offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.
Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is important in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This brief version of Bachman and Schutt’s successful textbook (The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice) simplifies complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions.
The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this bestseller reflects the most recent developments in research methods, including the use of big data, increased coverage of crime mapping, evidence-based and web-based research, along with the most current research examples impacting the field. This is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate research courses, and is ideal for students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research.
We gratefully acknowledge Ronet D. Bachman and Russell K. Schutt for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Terri Watson for developing the ancillaries on this site.