Quantitative criminology: innovations and applications

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Sage Publications, 1982 - Law - 151 pages
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These stimulating essays examine creative methodologies, test important hypotheses, and cast new light on major concerns in criminology and criminal justice. They exemplify the growing importance of quantitative criminology as a critical context in which novel ideas are matched with new kinds of data and new modes of analysis.

'The Sage Research Progress in Criminology series continues to present the important and challenging issues. Writers from a variety of disciplines and numerous countries contribute to the papers, which have a wide spread of interest and relevance to the current debate in the crime field...The seven chapters in Quantitative Criminology are excellent examples of the creative use of quantitative techniques in criminology.' -- Police Journal, October 1983

'...the book is a welcome addition to the existing literature of 'quantitative techniques in a creative fashion' for which the editor and the publisher deserve compliments. Indeed, the book will encourage quantitative research interest of social scientists in general and criminologists, in particular.' -- Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, Vol 3 No 1/2, March-June 1983

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Contents

Methodological Innovation in
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Interrupted Time Series Analysis of Uniform Crime
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A Further Test of the Stability of Punishment
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Copyright

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About the author (1982)

John Hagan is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University and the American Bar Foundation. He received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology in 2009. His books include "Darfur and the Crime of Genocide.

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