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ERIC Number: EJ454071
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-9674
Psychometric Scaling Techniques Applied to Rates of Crime and Victimization--I: Major Population Centers.
Hennessey, James J.; Kepecs-Schlussel, Laurie
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v18 n1-2 p1-80 1992
Demonstrates method for describing crime statistics reported in Uniform Crime Reports. Explains scaling model based on scaling of intelligence used in differential psychology and applies model to rescaling of reported crime occurrences in 76 U.S. cities. Examines crime quotients in relation to four structure characteristics of cities as example of potential uses of new scaling system. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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