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Issues in the measurement of victimization

Wesley G. Skogan

Issues in the measurement of victimization

by Wesley G. Skogan

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Victims of crimes surveys -- United States.,
    • Victims of crimes -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Wesley G. Skogan.
      ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6250.25 .S57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3922155M
      LC Control Number81603536


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Issues in the Measurement of Victimization Mf-/ Bureau of Justice Statistics Reports Single caples are avaIlable at no charge from Ihe National Criminal Justice Reference Service, BoxRockville, Md.

Multiple caples are for sale by the Superlntendenl of Documents, :// COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus The work as a whole includes chapters on the measurement of criminal typologies, the offenders, offending and victimization, criminal justice organizations, and specialized measurement techniques.

Each chapter is written by experts in the field and they provide an excellent survey of Issues in the Measurement of Victimization (NCJ, S/N Item R-1) [US Department of Justice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Project was supported by grant no. SS-AX, awarded to the Center for Urban Affairs, Northwestern University - David G. Hinners, U.S. Census Bureau June 1, NCJ The report reviews some features of crime which affect our ability to measure it accurately, including the relative infrequency of serious victimization, the skewed distribution of victimization in the population, and the furtive character of ://?ty=pbdetail&iid=   4 Measurement Issues.

C ongress has called on the Bureau of Justice Statistics to measure crime against those with disabilities using the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Drawing from the paper by Richard McCleary and Douglas Wiebe, this chapter examines some of the methodological challenges involved in adapting extant surveys, such as the NCVS, to people with :// Measuring criminal victimization, as it turns out, is surprisingly difficult.

Estimates derived are highly contingent upon how victimization is measured and upon a host of methodological choices. This chapter describes how some of the issues surrounding measurement influence the estimates and the characteristics of victimization that are :// This volume summarizes 15 years of research on methodological issues in the measurement of criminal victimization by means of population surveys.

Abstract: The report reviews some features of crime which affect our ability to measure it accurately, including the relative infrequency of serious victimization, the skewed distribution of ?id= Roger Tourangeau and Madeline E. McNeeley.

A ll surveys face measurement challenges, but few topics raise problems of the variety or seriousness of those involved in measuring crime and crime victimization.

As Skogan () points out in his thoughtful monograph, Issues in the Measurement of Victimization, the nature of crime and crime.