Franklin: Record - The mismeasure of crime / Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Timothy C. Hart.

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The mismeasure of crime / Clayton J. Mosher, Terance D. Miethe, Timothy C. Hart.

Author/Creator:
Mosher, Clayton James.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Criminal statistics.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
Victims of crimes surveys.
Victims of crimes surveys -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction: The pervasiveness (and limitations) of measurement
The history of measuring crime
Official crime data
Self-report studies
Victimization surveys
Crime patterns, evaluating crime policies, and criminological theories.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Miethe, Terance D.
Hart, Timothy C.
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
9781412981811 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1412981816 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Publisher no.:
99942755568
Web link:
The Lipman Criminology Library Fund Home Page
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