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Criminology Skills Emily Finch

Criminology Skills By Emily Finch

Criminology Skills by Emily Finch


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Summary

An ideal introductory text covering all the key skills a criminology student needs to succeed in their degree. Includes topics on finding and using sources such as legislation, thinking critically about criminological theory, referencing and avoiding plagiarism, preparing for exams, planning a research project, and ethical considerations.

Criminology Skills Summary

Criminology Skills by Emily Finch

Criminology Skills covers both study skills and research skills in one manageable volume. The text is designed to enable you to develop an integrated understanding of the key skills required to succeed in your study of criminology. A three-part structure introduces you to the skills of finding source materials and takes you through the academic skills you'll need to succeed in your degree before finishing with a section on research methods. The book provides an ideal introduction to the key study and research skills that you will need to demonstrate during your study and practice of criminology. Criminology Skills first helps you establish a strong skills foundation before incrementally building to a more advanced level increasing the competence, and confidence, with which you will be able to approach projects which require strong academic and research skills. Online Resource Centre Criminology Skills is accompanied by an online resource centre containing the following resources for students: - Practical exercises - Animated walk-throughs showing how to use online databases - Activities to help test your understanding of ethical considerations - Activities to help test your understanding of the differences between quantitative and qualitative research methods

Criminology Skills Reviews

I think that this is a very clear, coherent, engaging and easy to follow text which acts as a welcome introduction for students to research methods in Criminology. Dr Kieran McCartan, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of the West of England This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the skills required for criminological study at degree level. It is clearly written and structured and provides clear, concise advice and guidance, supported by examples and exercises that will help students from induction through to graduation. David Porteous, Principal Lecturer in Criminology, Middlesex University A very clearly written book with interesting thinking points and practical examples for students to follow. Dr Sarah Charman, Principal lecturer, University of Portsmouth full of very good, clear advice and guidance that students will find useful Dr Richard Peake, Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Leeds An excellent study skills book for all Criminology undergraduate students. Dr Stacy Banwell, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Greenwich A clear and reliable companion text for new and more experienced students alike. Mr Jon Shute, Lecturer, University of Manchester

About Emily Finch

Emily Finch is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey where her teaching focuses on criminal law and student skills. She is Professor of Research at the University of Winchester. Her overarching research interest is in public perceptions of crime and criminality and the impact of technology on criminal activity. She has a particular interest in jury decision-making and has conducted a number of empirical studies that explore factors that influence jury verdicts in rape, theft and fraud trials. Her work on identity theft won the Joseph Lister Award in 2005. Stefan Fafinski is a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds and a Research Associate of the University of Oxford; he also teaches undergraduate cyberlaw and cybercrime. He is interested in the social factors that influence the misuse of information technology and the challenges that the Internet presents to the criminal law. He won the Joseph Lister Award for his work on the social aspects of computer crime in 2006.

Table of Contents

1: FINDING, USING AND EVALUATING CRIMINOLOGICAL RESOURCES ; 2: ACADEMIC CRIMINOLOGY SKILLS ; 3: RESEARCH SKILLS IN CRIMINOLOGY

Additional information

GOR006546041
9780199597376
0199597375
Criminology Skills by Emily Finch
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2012-03-08
432
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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