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Quantitative studies in criminology / edited by Charles Wellford.

; American Society of Criminology
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1978] .
ISBN 0803911319, 9780803911307, 9780803911314, 0803911300

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Other Authors Wellford, Charles F.
American Society of Criminology.
Subjects Criminal statistics.
Criminele statistiek.
Criminologie -- Méthodologie.
Criminology -- Methodology.
Statistiques criminelles.
Series Sage research progress series in criminology ; v. 8.
Description 176 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Papers presented at the 1977 meetings of the American Society of Criminology.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Charles Wellford -- I. Issues in the measurement of crime and criminality -- 1. Errors in the measurement of crime / George Bridges -- 2. Validity of criminality data derived from personal interviews / Joan Petersilia -- 3. The seriousness of offenses / Deborah M. Galvin -- II. Issues in the study of deterrence -- 4. Statistical artifacts in deterrence research / Charles Logan -- 5. Problems of perception in deterrence research / Larry Cohen -- III. Longitudinal studies -- 6. Cyclical variations of monthly and yearly homicide rates in the United States and their relationship to changes in the unemployment rate / Gideon Vigderhous -- 7. A longitudinal study of delinquency and crime / Lyle W. Shannon -- IV. The analysis of police -- 8. The effects of education on police values and performance / Richard R. Bennett.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4495590
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