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Piquero Editor ,. David Weisburd Editor. Quantitative criminology has certainly come a long way since I was? At that time, criminology was a very limited activity, depending almost exclusively on Quantitative criminology has certainly come a long way since I was? At that time, criminology was a very limited activity, depending almost exclusively on the Uniform Crime Reports UCR initiated by the FBI in for measurement of crime based on victim reports to the police and on police arrests.
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A ty- cal mode of analysis was simple bivariate correlation. Marvin Wolfgang and colleagues were makingan importantadvancebytrackinglongitudinaldata onarrestsin Philadelphia, an in- vation that was widely appreciated. And the? That Society today has over 3, members, mostly now drawn from criminology which has established its own clear identity, but augmented by a wide variety of disciplines that include statisticians, economists, demographers, and even a few engineers.
This Handbook provides a remarkable testimony to the growth of that? Following the maxim that "if you can't measure it, you can't understand it," we have seen the early dissatisfaction with the UCR replaced by a wide variety of new approaches to measuring crime victimization and offending. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published August 9th by Springer first published December 1st More Details Other Editions 3. Friend Reviews. At a time when this field is gaining in sophistication and dealing with ever more complex empirical problems, this volume seeks to provide readers with a clear and up to date guide to quantitative criminology.
The contributions are written to be accessible to readers with a basic background in statistics and research methods, but they also provide a cutting edge view of statistical and methodological problems and questions. This book will be the go-to book for new and advanced methods in the field that will provide overviews of the key issues, with examples and figures as warranted, for students, faculty, and researchers alike.
Alex R. He received a Ph.
His research interests include criminal careers, criminological theory, and quantitative research methods. He has published widely in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, psychology, and sociology, and is co-author with Alfred Blumstein and David Farrington of a recently published book, Key Issues in Criminal Careers Research. David Weisburd is Walter E. Professor Weisburd is author or editor of fifteen books and more than eighty scientific articles.
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