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NCJ Number: 31336 Find in a Library
Title: INTERVIEW SURVEY APPROACHES IN CRIMINOLOGY - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc
United States of America
Project Director: A D BIDERMAN
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc
Washington, DC 20036
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-NI-99-0019; 71-NI-99-0098
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT OF A STUDY TO SUBSTANTIALLY IMPROVE THE USEFULNESS OF THE INTERVIEWING SURVEY DEVICE TO POLICY AND PRACTICE IN AREAS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE WHICH ARE RELYING INCREASINGLY ON SUCH DATA.
Abstract: THE STUDY WAS UNDERTAKEN TO TAKE STOCK OF THE RAPID ACCUMULATION OF EXPERIENCE, PARTICULARLY SINCE 1965, IN INTERVIEWING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR KNOWLEDGE RELEVANT TO CRIMINOLOGY. APPLICATIONS OF THE SAMPLE INTERVIEW SURVEY METHOD TO STUDIES OF CRIME, DELINQUENCY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND CLOSELY RELATED AREAS WERE INVENTORIED AND REVIEWED. THE RESEARCH PRODUCED A COMPREHENSIVE INVENTORY OF SURVEY APPLICATIONS IN CRIME, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE COVERING WORK DONE IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN OTHER COUNTRIES AND THE PROJECT CONDUCTED A SYMPOSIUM ON STUDIES OF PUBLIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND OPINION OF CRIME AND JUSTICE IN MARCH 1972. A COPY OF THE SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Criminal justice research; Criminology; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Public information; Studies; Surveys
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