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Barak Ariel, Matthew Bland and Alex Sutherland. (2021) Experimental Designs (This book is part of the SAGE Quantitative Research Kit)

This book covers the basics of designing and conducting basic experiments, outlining the various types of experimental designs available to researchers, while providing step-by-step guidance on how to conduct your own experiment. As well as an in-depth discussion of Random Controlled Trials (RCTs), this text highlights effective alternatives to this method and includes practical steps on how to successfully adopt them. Topics include: · The advantages of randomisation · How to avoid common design pitfalls that reduce the validity of experiments · How to maintain controlled settings and pilot tests · How to conduct quasi-experiments when RCTs are not an option Practical and succinctly written, this book will give you the know-how and confidence needed to succeed on your quantitative research journey.

A. Nivette, R. Zahnow,…Barak Ariel,... and Manuel Eisner. (2021) 'A global analysis of the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions on crime'. Nature Human Behaviour

Manuel Eisner

Manuel Eisner et al. (2021). The association of polyvictimization with violent ideations in late adolescence and early adulthood: A longitudinal study. Aggressive Behavior

I. Obsuth, A. L. Murray, M. Knoll, D. Ribeaud & Manuel Eisner. (2021). Teacher-Student Relationships in Childhood as a Protective Factor against Adolescent Delinquency up to Age 17: A Propensity Score Matching Approach. Crime & Deliquency

I. Defoe, J-L van Gelder, D. Ribeaud, & Manuel Eisner. (2021). The co-development of friend delinquency with adolescent delinquency and short-term mindsets: The moderating role of co-offending. Journal of Youth and Adolescence

C. Leos-Toro, ..., Manuel Eisner, & L. Shanahan. (2021). Attitudes Toward COVID-19 Vaccination Among Young Adults in Zurich, Switzerland, September 2020. International Journal of Public Health, 66(38).

A. L. Murray, D. Nagin, I. Obsuth, D. Ribeaud, & Manuel Eisner. (2020). Adulthood outcomes of joint mental health trajectories: A group-based trajectory model analysis of a 13-year longitudinal cohort study. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. (Updated 27 April 2021)

I. Zych, David Farrington, D. Ribeaud, & Manuel Eisner. (2021). Childhood explanatory factors for adolescent offending: A cross-national comparison based on official records in London, Pittsburgh and Zurich. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.

Alice Ievins and Kristian Mjåland. (2021) Authoritarian exclusion and laissez-faire inclusion: Comparing the punishment of men convicted of sex offenses in England & Wales and Norway. Criminology

Ben Laws. (2021). Segregation Seekers: an Alternative Perspective on the Solitary Confinement Debate.The British Jounral of Criminology

Alison Liebling, Bethany E. Schmidt, Beyens, K., Boone, M., Johnsen, B., Kox, M., Rokkan, T., & Vanhouche, A-S. (2021). ‘Doing Team Ethnography in a Transnational Prison’. International Criminology

J. Maskály, S. Kutnjak Ivković, & Peter Neyroud. (2021). Policing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploratory Study of the Types of Organizational Changes and Police Activities Across the Globe. International Criminal Justice Review

Klea Ramaj. (2021). The aftermath of human trafficking: Exploring the Albanian victims’ return, rehabilitation, and reintegration challenges. Journal of Human Trafficking

Hannah Gaffney, Maria Ttofi & David Farrington. (2021). Effectiveness of school‐based programs to reduce bullying perpetration and victimization: An updated systematic review and meta‐analysis. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 17