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NCJ Number: 196855 Find in a Library
Title: Assessing Measurement Techniques for Identifying Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Observation-Based Data Collection in Airports and at Immigration Checkpoints
Corporate Author: Humanalysis, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: January 2003
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Washington, DC 20590
Humanalysis, Inc
Orlando, FL
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Contract Number: DTTS59-01-F-10151
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=381 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data collected about demographic characteristics of persons observed by Federal law enforcement officers.
Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Statistics working with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), contracted Humanalysis, Inc., of Orlando, Florida, to conduct observational studies at two sites: 1) Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Border Patrol Checkpoint along Interstate 5 in San Clemente, California, and 2) the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The electronic only report describes findings from both data collections and assesses the difficulties in implementing this kind of study. Tables, appendices
Main Term(s): Ethnic groups; Gender determination
Index Term(s): Border control; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Immigration Naturalization Service; Statistics
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