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The Resource Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978, Margaret A. Zahn, Marc Riedel, (electronic resource)

Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978, Margaret A. Zahn, Marc Riedel, (electronic resource)

Label
Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978
Title
Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978
Statement of responsibility
Margaret A. Zahn, Marc Riedel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This dataset contains detailed information on homicides in eight United States cities: Philadelphia, Newark, Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis, Dallas, Oakland, and ''Ashton'' (a representative large western city). Detailed characteristics for each homicide victim include time and date of homicide, age, gender, race, place of birth, marital status, living arrangement, occupation, socioeconomic status (SES), employment status, method of assault, location where homicide occurred, relationship of victim to offender, circumstances surrounding death, precipitation or resistance of victim, physical evidence collected, victim's drug history, victim's prior criminal record, and number of offenders identified. Data on up to two offenders and three witnesses are also available and include the criminal history, justice system disposition, and age, sex, and race of each offender. Information on the age, sex, and race of each witness also was collected, as were data on witness type (police informant, child, eyewitness, etc.). Finally, information from the medical examiner's records including results of narcotics and blood alcohol tests of the victim are provided.... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08936
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
United States Department of Justice. National Institute of Justice.
Geographic coverage
California, Chicago, Dallas, Illinois, Memphis, Missouri, New Jersey, Newark, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Tennessee, Texas, United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zahn, Margaret A
  • Riedel, Marc
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
8936
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homicide
  • United States
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Drug use
  • Evidence
  • Homicide
  • Offenders
  • Substance abuse
  • Victims
Target audience
specialized
Label
Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978, Margaret A. Zahn, Marc Riedel, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File; Part 2: SAS Data Definition Statements
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049457
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR08936
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161277
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.
Label
Nature and Patterns of Homicide in Eight American Cities, 1978, Margaret A. Zahn, Marc Riedel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File; Part 2: SAS Data Definition Statements
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049457
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR08936
  • (OCoLC)ocm61161277
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.

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