The criminal justice student writer's manual (5th ed )

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The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual, Fifth Edition is designed to helpstudents 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. Some new features include:

  • A new section on paragraph development
  • Updated information on the American Sociological Association's Style Guide
  • Updated information on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
  • Expanded section on avoiding plagiarism
  • Expanded section on Criminal Justice information on the World Wide Web
  • New! PART V, REPORT WRITING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

MARKET: Students or professionals needing a resource on writing reaction papers, article critiques, police reports, agency case studies, and policy analysis papers.

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