Introduction / Alex R. Piquero and David Weisburd pt. I-A. Descriptive approaches for research and policy : innovative descriptive methods for crime and justice problems Crime mapping : spatial and temporal challenges / Jerry Ratcliffe Look before you analyze : visualizing data in criminal justce / Michael D. Maltz Group-based trajectory modeling : an overview / Daniel S. Nagin General growth mixture analysis with antecedents and consequences of change / Hanno Petras and Katheryn Masyn Spatial regression models in criminology : modeling social processes in the spatial weights matrix / George E. Tita and Steven M. Radil Mixed method research in criminology : why not go both ways? / Shadd Maruna pt. I-B. Descriptive approaches for research and policy : new estimation techniques for assessing crime and justice policy Estimating the cost of crime / Mark A. Cohen and Roger Bowles Estimating treatment effects : matching quantification to the question / Thomas A. Loughran and Edward P. Mulvey Meta-analysis / David B. Wilson Social network analysis / Jean Marie McGloin and David S. Kirk Systematic social observations in criminology / Stephen D. Mastrofski, Roger B. Parks, and John D. McCluskey pt. II. New directions in assessing design, measurement and data quality Identifying and addressing response errors in self-report surveys / James P. Lynch and Lynn A. Addington Missing data problems in criminological research / Robert Brame, Michael G. Turner, and Ray Paternoster The life event calendar method in criminological research / Jennifer Roberts and Julie Horney Statistical power / Chester L. Britt and David Weisburd Descriptive validity and transparent reporting in randomised controlled trials / Amanda E. Perry Measurement error in criminal justice data / John Pepper, Carol Petrie, and Sean Sullivan Statistical models of life events and criminal behavior / D. Wayne Osgood pt. III-A. Estimation of impacts and outcomes of crime and justice : topics in experimental methods An introduction to experimental criminology / Lawrence W. Sherman Randomized block designs / Barak Ariel and David P. Farrington Construct validity : the importance of understanding the nature of the intervention under study / John S. Goldkamp Place randomized trials / Robert Boruch, David Weisburd, and Richard Berk Longitudinal-experimental studies / David P. Farrington, Rolf Loeber, and Brandon C. Welsh Multisite trials in criminal justice settings : trials and tribulations of field experiments / Faye S. Taxman and Anne Giuranna Rhodes pt. III-B. Estimation of impacts and outcomes of crime and justice : innovation in quasi-experimental design Propensity score matching in criminology and criminal justice / Robert J. Apel and Gary Sweeten Recent perspectives on the regression discontinuity design / Richard Berk Testing theories of criminal decision making : some empirical questions about hypothetical scenarios / M. Lynn Exum and Jeffrey A. Bouffard Instrumental variables in criminology and criminal justice / Shawn D. Bushway and Robert J. Apel pt. III-C. Estimation of impacts and outcomes of crime and justice : non-experimental approaches to explaining crime and justice outcomes Multilevel analysis in the study of crime and justice / Brian D. Johnson Logistic regression models for categorical outcomes variables / Chester L. Britt and David Weisburd Count models in criminology / John M. MacDonald and Pamela K. Lattimore Statistical analysis of spatial crime data / Wim Bernasco and Henk Elffers An introduction to statistical learning from a regression perspective / Richard Berk Estimating effects over time for single and multiple units / Laura Dugan Index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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