Practical Applications for Criminal Justice Statistics

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Mark L. Dantzker
Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998 - Law - 235 pages
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The articles presented in Practical Applications for Criminal Justice Statistics discuss a variety of criminal justice-related issues or problems and were chosen from a broad field of previously and never before published research. Each chapter emphasizes a particular statistical technique and its use to study the given issue or problem. In addition, at the beginning of each chapter is a preface that provides a brief explanation as to why the particular technique was used to study the issue identified. Overall, Practical Applications for Criminal Justice Statistics is not only an excellent companion to the main text Criminal Justice Statistics: A Practical Approach, but could also be used as a reader for research and special topic courses. Edited volume with contributions from over 20 authors. Expands on statistical usage presented in Criminal Justice Statistics: A Practical Approach. 10 examples of research from academics and practitioners.

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Contents

Bar Charts
23
Measures of Central Tendency
49
Identifying Employment Criteria and Requisite Skills
71
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Associate professor of Political Science at Georgia Southern University in the Justice Studies Program.

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