By Ellen G Cohn, David P. Farrington, Amaia Iratzoqui
This short examines the impact and status of students and works within the box of Criminology and legal Justice, in addition to adjustments in impact and status over a interval of 25 years, according to quotation research. tools of measuring scholarly impact may be hugely arguable, however the authors of this paintings truly define their method, constructed over years of expertise operating with this quarter of analysis. via their services in Criminology and felony Justice, they may be able to remedy difficulties that have an effect on or confound many conventional types of quotation research, comparable to irregularly brought up references or self-citations. It contains 25 years of information (1986 via 2010) at the most-cited students and works in significant American and overseas Criminology and legal Justice journals, and offers an target degree of impression and status. via an research of the information, the authors additionally rfile the highbrow improvement of criminology and felony justice as a box of analysis considering that 1986. They spotlight the advance of analysis tendencies and point out parts for destiny learn. This ebook is designed to be used via students and teachers within the fields of Criminology and felony Justice, and the technique can be of curiosity to researchers in comparable disciplines, together with Sociology and Social Psychology.
Cohn, Farrington, and Iratzoqui supply a useful carrier in unpacking the criminological firm. utilizing systematic citational research, they light up the middle styles of scholarly impression that experience formed the field’s improvement. This quantity is a necessary source for all these wishing to appreciate which students and writings have performed most—within and throughout time periods—to have an effect on brooding about crime and justice.
Francis T. Cullen
Distinguished examine Professor
University of Cincinnati
Citation analyses became probably the most major measures of scholarly impact. they're in particular beneficial for revealing significant tendencies over the years concerning authors and the subjects of curiosity to the broader box. Cohn, Farrington, and Iratzoqui's Most stated students in Criminology and felony Justice, 1986-2010 offers the main updated, finished, and longitudinal research of scholarly impression in criminology/criminal justice. This source is a finest learn, person who offers now not a trifling counting of citations yet transparent rules approximately the place the sector has been based and the place it's trending into the future.
Alex R. Piquero
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
University of Texas at Dallas