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The measurement of crime [electronic resource] : victim reporting and police recording / Shannan M. Catalano.

Author/Creator:
Catalano, Shannan M.
Publication:
New York : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (230 p.)
Series:
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Criminal justice
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Subjects:
Victims of crimes surveys -- United States.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
Victims of crimes -- United States -- Statistics.
National crime victimization survey report.
Uniform crime reports (Washington, D.C.).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Victim reporting and police recording
The two measures of crime. The uniform crime reports. The national crime victimization survey. NCVS and UCR comparability. Counting and definitions between the NCVS and UCR
Explaining the convergence. Changes in policing. Changes in population characteristics. Changes in the perception of crime. Changes in methodological design. Methodological change in the UCR. Methodological change in the NCVS
Potential factors contributing to convergence. Disaggregated NCVS measures. Dependent variables. Explanatory variables. Demographic variables. Social attitudes. Design changes
Hypotheses and analysis. Hypotheses. Analytic strategy. Stage one analysis. Stage two analysis
The NCVS and UCR convergence. Summary of findings. Limitations and future research. Conclusion.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-213) and index.
ISBN:
1-59332-255-0
OCLC:
145507167