Using material from the item and elsewhere, assess the strengths and weaknesses of using questionnaires to investigate violent crime

Using material from the item and elsewhere, assess the strengths and weaknesses of using questionnaires to investigate violent crime (33 marks)

This essay is about using questionnaires to research violent crimes.

I got a B in this essay, but my techer said it was way too long for a 15 marks essay ((the longest int he class - LOL xD))

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Researching violent crime

Using material from the item and elsewhere, assess the strengths and weaknesses of
using questionnaires to investigate violent crime (15 marks)

As the item states, `violent crime tends to be swift and unexpected', this therefore means that it is
extremely difficult to know when and where a…

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to security or safety reasons, in some cases the researcher may not be given direct access to the
perpetrators and therefore may not be able to give them the questionnaire to complete. This would
therefore mean that the data gathered from the research study would lack a major perspective ­…

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