Corpus ID: 149043601

Problems in Criminological Research

  title={Problems in Criminological Research},
  author={R. Parker},
  • R. Parker
  • Published 1985
  • Psychology
  • Issues of measurement error, level of aggregation, and ratio variables have been considered serious problems in criminological research. Although there have been many recent discussions of these issues in sociology and criminology, studies designed to assess the impact of these problems on the results of empirical research have, for the most part, been absent. After reviewing what is known theoretically and conceptually about these issues, an investigation which compares empirical analyses of a… CONTINUE READING


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