A bug in the SPSS Student Version 16.0 was recently discovered and a hotfix is now available. This fix will enable chart creation using the Chart Builder or Interactive Graphs procedures in the SPSS Student Version 16.0. Click here to download the hotfix. The only book of its kind, this text guides students through the process of conducting criminological data analysis. Used primarily in lab settings, the Fourth Edition of Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, derived from the popular Adventures in Social Research (Babbie et al, Pine Forge Press/SAGE), systematically takes students through a series of investigative adventures. Using the latest version of SPSS and providing recent data sets, this straightforward text gives students important tools for conducting and analyzing their own surveys. More than 150 screenshots in the text offer clear visual step-by-step instructions to solidify student understanding.
For installation instructions – now including a section on how the Student Version differs from the SPSS Base product, click here.
New to This Edition
- Provides step-by-step instructions for using SPSS 16.0 specifically for criminal justice research
- Incorporates even more criminal justice exercises, policy-related exercises, and hot criminal justice–related issues throughout the book
- Includes analysis of criminal justice and other social issues using data from GSS sets, the 2000 Census, the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Survey, and other data sets available to the public through the Internet
- Offers increased coverage of Web-based surveys and survey software
- A new student study site at www.sagepub.com/logiostudy features data sets along with four online appendices - Appendix A: How to Read a Research Article, Appendix B: College Alcohol Study Questionnaire, Appendix C: Chapter Review Quizzes and Independent Projects and Appendix D: Answers to Chapter Review Quizzes to help reinforce student learning.
- The SPSS 16.0 Student Resource CD is availablebundled with this book, and allows students to practice what they learn conveniently on their laptops at home or elsewhere, rather than in the campus computer lab.
This practical textbook is a valuable supplement for courses in Research Methods and/or Statistics in departments of criminal justice or criminology.
The only book of its kind, this text guides students through the process of conducting criminological data analysis. Used primarily in lab settings, the of , derived from the popular (Babbie et al, Pine Forge Press/SAGE), systematically takes students through a series of investigative adventures. Using the latest version of SPSS and providing recent data sets,