Wiley Handbook on Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

By: Bynum, Timothy SContributor(s): Huebner, Beth MSeries: Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice SerPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (635 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118868645Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of--EvaluationGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wiley Handbook on Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal JusticeDDC classification: 353.40973000000002 LOC classification: HV7415 -- .H363 2016ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Measurement of Criminal Typologies -- 1 Violent Crime -- Individual-Level Violence -- Groups of Violent Offenders: The Case of Gangs -- Violent Crime Incidents -- The Geography of Violent Crime -- Criminal Justice Strategies Designed to Reduce Violent Crime -- Conclusion -- References -- Furter Reading -- 2 Cybercrime -- Defining Cybercrime -- A Typology of Cybercrime -- Methodological Limitations of Cybercrime Research -- Computer-Mediated Communications as a Data Source -- Considering the Future of Cybercrime Data Collection and Research -- References -- Further Reading -- 3 Juvenile Crime and Bullying -- Introduction -- Measurement Issues in Juvenile Delinquency -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Rape and Other Sexual Offending Behaviors -- Introduction -- Types of Sex Offenders -- Typologies of Sex Offenders -- Theoretical Explanations of Sex Offending -- Risk Factors for Sex Offending -- Specialization and Versatility in Sex Offending -- Sex-Offending Recidivism -- Sex Offender Registry and Notification Laws and Consequences -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 5 White-Collar and Corporate Crime -- Introduction -- Measuring White-Collar Crime -- Measuring Corporate Crime -- Looking Forward -- References -- 6 Human Trafficking -- Introduction -- Research on Human Trafficking -- Estimating the Scope of Human Trafficking -- Open-Source Estimates -- Human Trafficking Victimization and Operations Research -- Assessing the Effectiveness of the Criminal Justice System and the Nongovernmental Response to the Problem of Human Trafficking -- Conclusions -- References -- Further Reading -- 7 Challenges in Measuring and Understanding Hate Crime -- Background -- Defining Hate Crime -- FBI UCR Hate Crime Statistics Program -- The NIBRS.
National Crime Victimization Survey -- Recommendations -- References -- Further Reading -- Part II: Offenders, Offending, and Victimization -- 8 Gangs and Gang Crime -- Defining Gangs, Gang Membership, and Gang Crime -- The Use of Official Police Data -- The Use of Ethnographic Studies -- The Use of Self-Report Methods -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 9 Gendered Pathways to Crime -- Pathways Perspective -- Common Pathways -- Overview of Methodologies -- Suggestions for Future Development -- References -- Further Reading -- 10 Mental Health and Physical Studies -- Mental Health Measurement Issues -- Mental Health Measurement in Applied Studies -- Conducting Physical Health Research -- Summary -- References -- Further Reading -- 11 Rehabilitation and Treatment Programming -- Factors Influencing (Predicting) Program Outcomes -- The Program: Structure, Components, and Features -- Treatment Progress Measures -- Client-Level Proximal Measures -- Conclusion: Principles of Effective Programs and Services to Measure -- References -- Further Reading -- 12 Measuring Victimization -- How Is Victimization Typically Measured? -- What Is the Phenomenon Being Measured? -- Who Is Administered the Survey, and Who Is Not? -- Two-Stage versus One-Stage Measurement Strategies -- Bounding and Telescoping -- Question-Wording and Question Order -- Modes of Data Collection -- Considerations for the Future -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Part III: Criminal Justice Organizations and Outcomes -- 13 Community Policing and Police Interventions -- Introduction -- Defining Community Policing, Police Interventions, and Expected Outcomes -- Research Designs and Methodologies: The Challenges and Best Practices -- Moving Forward -- References -- 14 Measurement Issues in Criminal Case-Processing and Court Decision-Making Research.
The (Mis)measure of Criminal Punishment -- Analytical Challenges and Methodological Advances -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- 15 Sentencing Outcomes and Disparity -- An Overview of Sentencing Reform and of the Available Data -- Theoretical Perspectives on Judicial Decision-Making -- Summary of Empirical Findings of Sentencing Disparity -- Direct Effects of Race-Ethnicity -- Direct Effects of Gender -- Moderating (Contextual) Effects -- Mediating (Indirect) Effects and Important Considerations -- The Impact of Sentencing Legislation -- Summary and Suggestions for Future Research -- References -- 16 Correctional Interventions and Outcomes -- Correctional Interventions and Outcomes -- First Things First: Understanding the Intervention -- Recidivism: The Bottom Line -- Relevant and Collateral Outcomes: Contributions from the Contemporary Reentry Focus -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 17 How Theory Guides Measurement -- Organization of the Chapter -- Trends and Trajectories in US Public Opinion -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Value of Concept Clarification -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Role of Process Clarification -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Role of an Organizing Framework -- Final Words -- References -- Further Reading -- 18 Measuring the Cost of Crime -- Introduction -- The Costs of Crime -- Methodological and Substantive Challenges -- Future Research Directions -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 19 School Crime and Safety -- Trends in School Crime -- Trends in School Safety Practices -- Methodological and Substantive Considerations -- The Future of School Crime and Safety Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 20 Traffic Stops, Race, and Measurement -- Data Collection Elements -- Measuring Disparity in Law Enforcement Traffic Stop Data.
Measuring Disparity in Post-Stop Action with Law Enforcement Traffic Stop Data -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Part IV: Specialized Measurement Techniques -- 21 Self-Reported Crime and Delinquency -- Snapshot or Moving Picture? Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Self-Report Research -- Whom Do We Try to Measure? Sampling Individuals (or Aggregates of Individuals) -- What Do We Measure? Sampling Behaviors -- How Do We Measure? Scaling Illegal Behaviors -- How Well Do We Measure? Issues in the Accuracy of Self-Report Data -- For How Long Do We Measure? Additional Issues in Longitudinal Self-Report Studies -- What More Do We Need to Measure? Future Needs for Self-Report Research -- References -- 22 Crime and the Life Course -- Introduction -- Data on Offending over the Life Course -- Research Designs Used for Collecting Longitudinal Data -- Challenges in Measuring Crime over the Life Span -- New Horizons in Measurement and Methodologies: Telemetric Research -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Further Reading -- 23 Conducting Qualitative Interviews in Prison -- Introduction -- Lessons Learned from Prior Prison Research -- Putting the Lessons into Context -- Some Lessons Learned (the Hard Way) -- Developing Rapport -- Getting at "the Truth" -- Asking Sensitive Questions … and Then Leaving -- Conclusion -- References -- 24 Spatial Analysis of Crime -- Introduction -- The Nature of Spatial Data -- Areal Spatial Data -- Point Spatial Data -- Conclusions -- References -- Further Reading -- 25 Network Analysis -- Introduction -- What Is Network Analysis? -- How Has SNA Been Used in Criminology?3 -- Major Research Efforts -- Methodological Issues -- New Directions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Index -- End User License Agreement.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Measurement of Criminal Typologies -- 1 Violent Crime -- Individual-Level Violence -- Groups of Violent Offenders: The Case of Gangs -- Violent Crime Incidents -- The Geography of Violent Crime -- Criminal Justice Strategies Designed to Reduce Violent Crime -- Conclusion -- References -- Furter Reading -- 2 Cybercrime -- Defining Cybercrime -- A Typology of Cybercrime -- Methodological Limitations of Cybercrime Research -- Computer-Mediated Communications as a Data Source -- Considering the Future of Cybercrime Data Collection and Research -- References -- Further Reading -- 3 Juvenile Crime and Bullying -- Introduction -- Measurement Issues in Juvenile Delinquency -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Rape and Other Sexual Offending Behaviors -- Introduction -- Types of Sex Offenders -- Typologies of Sex Offenders -- Theoretical Explanations of Sex Offending -- Risk Factors for Sex Offending -- Specialization and Versatility in Sex Offending -- Sex-Offending Recidivism -- Sex Offender Registry and Notification Laws and Consequences -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 5 White-Collar and Corporate Crime -- Introduction -- Measuring White-Collar Crime -- Measuring Corporate Crime -- Looking Forward -- References -- 6 Human Trafficking -- Introduction -- Research on Human Trafficking -- Estimating the Scope of Human Trafficking -- Open-Source Estimates -- Human Trafficking Victimization and Operations Research -- Assessing the Effectiveness of the Criminal Justice System and the Nongovernmental Response to the Problem of Human Trafficking -- Conclusions -- References -- Further Reading -- 7 Challenges in Measuring and Understanding Hate Crime -- Background -- Defining Hate Crime -- FBI UCR Hate Crime Statistics Program -- The NIBRS.

National Crime Victimization Survey -- Recommendations -- References -- Further Reading -- Part II: Offenders, Offending, and Victimization -- 8 Gangs and Gang Crime -- Defining Gangs, Gang Membership, and Gang Crime -- The Use of Official Police Data -- The Use of Ethnographic Studies -- The Use of Self-Report Methods -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 9 Gendered Pathways to Crime -- Pathways Perspective -- Common Pathways -- Overview of Methodologies -- Suggestions for Future Development -- References -- Further Reading -- 10 Mental Health and Physical Studies -- Mental Health Measurement Issues -- Mental Health Measurement in Applied Studies -- Conducting Physical Health Research -- Summary -- References -- Further Reading -- 11 Rehabilitation and Treatment Programming -- Factors Influencing (Predicting) Program Outcomes -- The Program: Structure, Components, and Features -- Treatment Progress Measures -- Client-Level Proximal Measures -- Conclusion: Principles of Effective Programs and Services to Measure -- References -- Further Reading -- 12 Measuring Victimization -- How Is Victimization Typically Measured? -- What Is the Phenomenon Being Measured? -- Who Is Administered the Survey, and Who Is Not? -- Two-Stage versus One-Stage Measurement Strategies -- Bounding and Telescoping -- Question-Wording and Question Order -- Modes of Data Collection -- Considerations for the Future -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Part III: Criminal Justice Organizations and Outcomes -- 13 Community Policing and Police Interventions -- Introduction -- Defining Community Policing, Police Interventions, and Expected Outcomes -- Research Designs and Methodologies: The Challenges and Best Practices -- Moving Forward -- References -- 14 Measurement Issues in Criminal Case-Processing and Court Decision-Making Research.

The (Mis)measure of Criminal Punishment -- Analytical Challenges and Methodological Advances -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- 15 Sentencing Outcomes and Disparity -- An Overview of Sentencing Reform and of the Available Data -- Theoretical Perspectives on Judicial Decision-Making -- Summary of Empirical Findings of Sentencing Disparity -- Direct Effects of Race-Ethnicity -- Direct Effects of Gender -- Moderating (Contextual) Effects -- Mediating (Indirect) Effects and Important Considerations -- The Impact of Sentencing Legislation -- Summary and Suggestions for Future Research -- References -- 16 Correctional Interventions and Outcomes -- Correctional Interventions and Outcomes -- First Things First: Understanding the Intervention -- Recidivism: The Bottom Line -- Relevant and Collateral Outcomes: Contributions from the Contemporary Reentry Focus -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 17 How Theory Guides Measurement -- Organization of the Chapter -- Trends and Trajectories in US Public Opinion -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Value of Concept Clarification -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Role of Process Clarification -- How Theory Guides Measurement: The Role of an Organizing Framework -- Final Words -- References -- Further Reading -- 18 Measuring the Cost of Crime -- Introduction -- The Costs of Crime -- Methodological and Substantive Challenges -- Future Research Directions -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- 19 School Crime and Safety -- Trends in School Crime -- Trends in School Safety Practices -- Methodological and Substantive Considerations -- The Future of School Crime and Safety Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 20 Traffic Stops, Race, and Measurement -- Data Collection Elements -- Measuring Disparity in Law Enforcement Traffic Stop Data.

Measuring Disparity in Post-Stop Action with Law Enforcement Traffic Stop Data -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Part IV: Specialized Measurement Techniques -- 21 Self-Reported Crime and Delinquency -- Snapshot or Moving Picture? Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Self-Report Research -- Whom Do We Try to Measure? Sampling Individuals (or Aggregates of Individuals) -- What Do We Measure? Sampling Behaviors -- How Do We Measure? Scaling Illegal Behaviors -- How Well Do We Measure? Issues in the Accuracy of Self-Report Data -- For How Long Do We Measure? Additional Issues in Longitudinal Self-Report Studies -- What More Do We Need to Measure? Future Needs for Self-Report Research -- References -- 22 Crime and the Life Course -- Introduction -- Data on Offending over the Life Course -- Research Designs Used for Collecting Longitudinal Data -- Challenges in Measuring Crime over the Life Span -- New Horizons in Measurement and Methodologies: Telemetric Research -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Further Reading -- 23 Conducting Qualitative Interviews in Prison -- Introduction -- Lessons Learned from Prior Prison Research -- Putting the Lessons into Context -- Some Lessons Learned (the Hard Way) -- Developing Rapport -- Getting at "the Truth" -- Asking Sensitive Questions … and Then Leaving -- Conclusion -- References -- 24 Spatial Analysis of Crime -- Introduction -- The Nature of Spatial Data -- Areal Spatial Data -- Point Spatial Data -- Conclusions -- References -- Further Reading -- 25 Network Analysis -- Introduction -- What Is Network Analysis? -- How Has SNA Been Used in Criminology?3 -- Major Research Efforts -- Methodological Issues -- New Directions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Index -- End User License Agreement.

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