By Ellen G Cohn, David P. Farrington, Amaia Iratzoqui
This short examines the effect and status of students and works within the box of Criminology and felony Justice, in addition to alterations in effect and status over a interval of 25 years, in response to quotation research. tools of measuring scholarly impression will be hugely debatable, however the authors of this paintings in actual fact define their method, constructed over years of expertise operating with this zone of analysis. via their services in Criminology and felony Justice, they can remedy difficulties that impact or confound many conventional different types of quotation research, comparable to irregularly brought up references or self-citations. It contains 25 years of knowledge (1986 via 2010) at the most-cited students and works in significant American and foreign Criminology and felony Justice journals, and gives an aim degree of effect and status. via an research of the information, the authors additionally rfile the highbrow improvement of criminology and legal justice as a box of analysis because 1986. They spotlight the advance of study developments and point out components for destiny examine. This ebook is designed to be used through students and lecturers within the fields of Criminology and legal Justice, and the technique could be of curiosity to researchers in similar disciplines, together with Sociology and Social Psychology.
Cohn, Farrington, and Iratzoqui offer a useful carrier in unpacking the criminological firm. utilizing systematic citational research, they light up the center styles of scholarly effect that experience formed the field’s improvement. This quantity is a vital source for all these wishing to appreciate which students and writings have performed most—within and throughout time periods—to have an effect on pondering 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 traits over the years concerning authors and the themes of curiosity to the broader box. Cohn, Farrington, and Iratzoqui's Most brought up students in Criminology and legal Justice, 1986-2010 presents the main up to date, accomplished, and longitudinal research of scholarly impression in criminology/criminal justice. This source is a finest learn, one who provides no longer a trifling counting of citations yet transparent rules approximately the place the sphere has been established and the place it truly is trending into the future.
Alex R. Piquero
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
University of Texas at Dallas