Crime and everyday life | SpringerLinkBeyond the unifying principles of scientific research including a clear problem definition, transparency, rigor, and reliability , tools and techniques vary between studies. Rather than following a prescriptive approach, researchers are guided in their selection of data and methods by their research question and context. Contributions to harm reduction might be immediate e. Crime science is broad: researchers may contribute to it without self-identifying as crime scientists. Indeed, its early proponents hesitated to draw its parameters, suggesting they should be defined operationally. Under a shared focus on crime, crime science research transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.
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Metrics details. Marcus Felson has recently published the fifth edition of his introduction to the study of crime. In this edition he collaborated with Dr. Mary Eckert. It seems to us, having read and looked at various versions that, in the present version, Felson and Eckert found the right form. Crime and Everyday Life is an excellent book. It is not a dry academic text but a very readable account of crime in our everyday life.