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Indicators of crime and criminal justice

Indicators of crime and criminal justice

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Stephen E. Fienberg and Albert J. Reiss, Jr.
ContributionsFienberg, Stephen E. 1942-, Reiss, Albert J., Social Science Research Council (U.S.), Workshop in Criminal Justice Statistics (1975)
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LC ClassificationsHV6018
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19169937M

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice: With Selected Readings is a unique resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of research methods in the field of criminology and criminal justice, amply illustrated by carefully selected and edited research articles from the leading journals in the of these articles features an introduction, . criminal justice. Internships. hly recommended that students without relevant work experience apply for an internship in a criminal justice agency. Student must be a criminal justice major, with an overall minimum GPA of , and senior standing or completion of all core classes. For information on the application process and course File Size: 43KB.   It includes the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database, with further index and full-text coverage of scholarly journals. It also includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other relevant material for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice Author: Gregory McKinney.


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