Researching Crime and Deviance Part 2

Which researcher found that prison managers hoped she would be 'put off' by their resisting any attempt at researching?

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What sociologist found 'canteen culture' made interviewing lower ranking police officers difficult because they ‘shielded questionable practices’ from outside parties; making it difficult for individual officers to ‘break ranks’ making confidentiality during research paramount?

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Which sociologist discovered that Danish coroners classified deaths as suicides more often than English coroners. Thus, suicide statistics may be just summaries of coroners’ decisions rather than an accurate depiction of the rates of suicide?

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Which sociologist pointed out ethical dilemmas researchers encounter who receive ‘guilty knowledge’ from inmates or staff; including warnings of prisoners at risk of an attack?

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