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Author Hindelang, Michael J.
Title Measuring delinquency / Michael J. Hindelang, Travis Hirschi, Joseph G. Weis.
Published Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, c1981.
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 Floor3  HV9104 .H53 1981    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 248 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Sage library of social research ; v. 123
Sage library of social research ; v. 123.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: (p. 239-245) and index.
Contents Part I: Introduction -- 1. Official statistics and self-report data -- 2. Designing the research -- Part II: Psychometric properties of self-report instruments -- 3. Content and logic of self-report measures -- 4. Reliability and logical validity -- 5. Validity -- 6. Methods of administration -- Part III: The correlates of self-report and official measures of delinquency: discrepancy reexamined -- 7. Sex differences in self-report and official data -- 8. Race in self-report and official data -- 9. Social class -- 10. Other correlates of delinquency -- Part IV: Conclusions and recommendations -- 11. Results and implications.
Note Also issued online.
Subject Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Statistics.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
Related Names Hirschi, Travis.
Weis, Joseph G.
Related To Online version: Hindelang, Michael J. Measuring delinquency. Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, c1981 (OCoLC)557463595
ISBN 0803915985
9780803915985
0803915993 (pbk.)
9780803915992 (pbk.)
OCLC number 7307374