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Understanding crime incidence statistics

Albert D. Biderman

Understanding crime incidence statistics

why the UCR diverges from the NCS

by Albert D. Biderman

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National crime survey report.,
    • Uniform crime reports (Washington, D.C.),
    • Criminal statistics -- United States -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-128) and index.

      StatementA.D. Biderman, J.P. Lynch.
      SeriesResearch in criminology
      ContributionsLynch, James P. 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6787 .B53 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 132 p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2192741M
      ISBN 100387970452
      LC Control Number89011576

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