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Criminology (3rd edn)

Chris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin, and Emma Wincup
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date: 01 October 2023

5. Researching crime and criminal justicelocked

5. Researching crime and criminal justicelocked

  • Emma Wincup


This chapter charts the development of the empirical research tradition in criminology; outlines the range of research designs and methods available to criminological researchers; draws attention to the particular challenges criminologists face when conducting research; and identifies new methodological developments currently influencing criminology.

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