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The mismeasure of crime, Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Dretha M. Phillips

Label
The mismeasure of crime
Title
The mismeasure of crime
Statement of responsibility
Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Dretha M. Phillips
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mosher, Clayton James
Dewey number
362.88/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6018
LC item number
.M67 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miethe, Terance D
  • Phillips, Dretha M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal statistics
  • Criminal statistics
  • Victims of crimes surveys
  • Victims of crimes surveys
Label
The mismeasure of crime, Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Dretha M. Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Reliability, Validity, and Sources of Error in the Measurement of Social Phenomena -- Measuring Crime and Deviance -- The Design of This Book -- 2. The History of Measuring Crime -- The Early History of Measuring Social Phenomena and Crime -- The Development of Uniform Crime Reports in the United States -- The Dark Figure and Additional Problems with Crime Statistics -- Early Self-Report Studies -- Victimization Surveys -- 3. Official Crime Data -- Uniform Crime Reports in the United States -- Data Collection Procedures Under the Uniform Crime Reports Program -- Official Crime Trends and Patterns Based on Uniform Crime Reports -- Problems with Police Data on Crime -- 4. Self-Report Studies -- The Method behind the Measure -- Self-Reports on Crime and Delinquency -- Self-Reports from "Known" Criminals and Delinquents -- 5. Victimization Surveys -- U.S. National Crime Victimization Surveys -- Other Victimization Surveys -- Problems with Victimization Surveys -- 6. Crime Patterns, Evaluating Crime Policies, and Criminological Theories -- Crime Trends -- Using Crime Data to Evaluate Crime Policies and Criminological Theory -- Improving Police Statistics, Self-Reports, and Victim Surveys
Control code
48501241
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 214 pages
Isbn
9780761987116
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001058137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The mismeasure of crime, Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Dretha M. Phillips
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Reliability, Validity, and Sources of Error in the Measurement of Social Phenomena -- Measuring Crime and Deviance -- The Design of This Book -- 2. The History of Measuring Crime -- The Early History of Measuring Social Phenomena and Crime -- The Development of Uniform Crime Reports in the United States -- The Dark Figure and Additional Problems with Crime Statistics -- Early Self-Report Studies -- Victimization Surveys -- 3. Official Crime Data -- Uniform Crime Reports in the United States -- Data Collection Procedures Under the Uniform Crime Reports Program -- Official Crime Trends and Patterns Based on Uniform Crime Reports -- Problems with Police Data on Crime -- 4. Self-Report Studies -- The Method behind the Measure -- Self-Reports on Crime and Delinquency -- Self-Reports from "Known" Criminals and Delinquents -- 5. Victimization Surveys -- U.S. National Crime Victimization Surveys -- Other Victimization Surveys -- Problems with Victimization Surveys -- 6. Crime Patterns, Evaluating Crime Policies, and Criminological Theories -- Crime Trends -- Using Crime Data to Evaluate Crime Policies and Criminological Theory -- Improving Police Statistics, Self-Reports, and Victim Surveys
Control code
48501241
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 214 pages
Isbn
9780761987116
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001058137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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