Snapshots of Research: Readings in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a comprehensive, cutting-edge text that provides an introductory overview of the main research methods used in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. This text/reader offers a wide range of modern research examples, as well as several classic articles, including a broad range of readings from the four major branches of the criminal justice system—policing, courts/law, juvenile justice, and corrections—that are relevant to career paths students may be interested in pursuing.
Chapter 9: Unobtrusive Methods: Secondary Analysis, Content Analysis, Crime Mapping, and Meta-Analysis
Unobtrusive Methods: Secondary Analysis, Content Analysis, Crime Mapping, and Meta-Analysis
Unobtrusive methods refer to research strategies in which the subjects do not know they are being studied. This is not to be confused with covert participation; ...