Handbook of quantitative criminology / Alex R. Piquero, David Weisburd, editors.

New York : Springer, c2010.
xiii, 787 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Criminology -- Research -- Methodology.
Criminal statistics.
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
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Piquero, Alexis Russell.
Weisburd, David.
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
9780387776491 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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