For courses in Writing in Criminal Justice or any criminal justice course that requires students to write a research paper.
The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual, Fifth Edition is designed to help students learn how to research and write in criminal justice and improve their writing skills. Taking a comprehensive approach, it discusses the writing process, the mechanics of writing, the importance of research and how to cite sources. Now expanded to six parts, this edition includes a new chapter on writing probation and parole reports. Combining both guidelines and samples, it prepares students to write a variety of criminal justice papers, from condensed presentations to complex reports.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: A HANDBOOK OF STYLE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE
1. Writing as Communication
2. Writing Competently
PART TWO: PAPER FORMATS AND CITATIONS
3. Student Paper Formats
4. Citing Sources in ASA Style
5. Citing sources in APA Style
PART THREE: HOW TO CONDUCT RESEARCH IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
6. Organizing the Research Process
7. Information Sources and Distance Learning
PART FOUR: BRIEF WRITING ASSIGNMENTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
8. Reaction Papers
9. Article Critiques and Book Reviews
10. Annotated Bibliographies
PART FIVE: REPORT WRITING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
11. Writing a Police Report
12. Writing Probation and Parole Reports
PART SIX: CASE STUDIES AND POLICY ANALYSES
13. Criminal Justice Agency Case Studies
14. Criminal Justice Policy Analysis Papers
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$27.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-509994-0