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Under the Gun: Weapons, Crime, and Violence in America

James D. Wright, Peter Henry Rossi, Kathleen Daly - Social Science - 342 pages
In 1978, the Social and Demographic Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, received a grant from the National Institute of Justice to undertake a ...
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In the Line of Fire: Youths, Guns, and Violence in Urban America

Joseph Francis Sheley, James D. Wright - Social Science - 1995 - 180 pages
Their findings confirm the prevalence of firearms in these selected populations, but challenge a number of common stereotypes concerning gun possession and use by juveniles ...
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Just Punishments: Federal Guidelines and Public Views Compared

Peter Henry Rossi, Richard Alan Berk - Law - 243 pages
The sentencing guidelines written by the U.S. Sentencing Commission for the federal crime courts were designed to lead to uniform the just punishments for convicted criminals ...
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Beside the Golden Door: Policy, Politics, and the Homeless

James D. Wright, Beth A. Rubin, Joel A. Devine - Political Science - 238 pages
Written for the general public as well as for specialists, this volume details some of the numerous dimensions of the homelessness issue: the rise in poverty; the decline of ...
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Address Unknown: The Homeless in America

James D. Wright - Social Science - 2009 - 170 pages
Homelessness in America has grown from a minor problem in isolated areas of a few big cities into a near epidemic. Today, scarcely any American city of any appreciable size ...
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Thinking about Program Evaluation

Richard A. Berk, Peter H. Rossi - Political Science - 1999 - 128 pages
Through the use of specific examples to illustrate evaluation research goals and methods, this book provides readers with an overview of the science and politics of evaluation ...
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