These stimulating essays examine creative methodologies, test important hypotheses, and cast new light on major concerns in criminology and criminal justice. They exemplify the growing importance of quantitative criminology as a critical context in which novel ideas are matched with new kinds of data and new modes of analysis.
'The Sage Research Progress in Criminology series continues to present the important and challenging issues. Writers from a variety of disciplines and numerous countries contribute to the papers, which have a wide spread of interest and relevance to the current debate in the crime field...The seven chapters in Quantitative Criminology are excellent examples of the creative use of quantitative techniqu
|Series:||SAGE Research Progress Series in Criminology Series , #24|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents
John Hagan Introduction Methodological Innovation in the Study of Crime and Punishment Richard Mc Cleary, Barbara C Nienstedt and James M Erven Interrupted Time Series Analysis of Uniform Crime Reports The Case of Organizational Reforms Richard A Berk, David Rauma and Sheldon L Messinger A Further Test of the Stability of Punishment Hypothesis William F Eddy, Stephen E Fienberg, and Diane L Griffin Longitudinal Models, Missing Data, and the Estimation o An Example from Deliquency Research Alan J Lizotte, James Mercy, and Eric Monkkonen Crime and Police Strength in an Urban Setting Chicago, 1947-1970