Not just another focus group: making the case for the nominal group technique in criminology

@article{VanderLaenen2015NotJA,
  title={Not just another focus group: making the case for the nominal group technique in criminology},
  author={Freya Vander Laenen},
  journal={Crime Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-12}
}
BackgroundThe Nominal Group Technique (NGT) is seldom applied in criminological research. This article explores the potential of NGT as a tool for criminological research.MethodsNGT is a highly structured technique combining characteristics of an individual survey and a focus group.ResultsIt offers various benefits: 1) it limits researcher influence and influence from group dynamics; 2) increases the likelihood of equal participation for all group members; 3) affords equal influence to… 

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