The Resource Surveying victims : options for conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey, Panel to Review the Programs of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Committee on National Statistics, Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Robert M. Groves and Daniel L. Cork, editors

Surveying victims : options for conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey, Panel to Review the Programs of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Committee on National Statistics, Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Robert M. Groves and Daniel L. Cork, editors

Label
Surveying victims : options for conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey
Title
Surveying victims
Title remainder
options for conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey
Statement of responsibility
Panel to Review the Programs of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Committee on National Statistics, Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Robert M. Groves and Daniel L. Cork, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CUZ
Dewey number
362.88
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.25
LC item number
.S87 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Surveying victims : options for conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey, Panel to Review the Programs of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Committee on National Statistics, Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Robert M. Groves and Daniel L. Cork, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 1A Charge to the Panel -- 1B Report Contents -- 2 Goals of the National Crime Victimization Survey -- 2A Historical Goal Statements of the NCVS -- 2B Data on Crimes and Victims -- 2C National Benchmark: NCVS and the Uniform Crime Reports -- 2D Analytic Flexibility -- 2E Topical Flexibility: NCVS Supplements -- 2F Legal Mandates -- 3 Current Demands and Constraints on the National Crime Victimization Survey -- 3A Challenges to Surveys of the American Public -- 3A.1 The Decline in Response Rates -- 3A.2 The Rise in Survey Costs -- 3A.3 The Linkage Between Response Rates and Nonresponse Error -- 3B Challenges of Self173;Response in Measuring Victimization -- 3B.1 Cognitive Challenges: Telescoping and Forgetting -- 3B.2 Measuring Hard173;to173;Measure Crimes -- 3C Flexibility in Content and Methodology -- 3C.1 Is the NCVS Flexible Regarding Changes in Victimization? -- 3D Constituencies and Uses: State Statistical Analysis Centers -- 3D.1 SAC Network -- 3D.2 State Role for National173;Level Data -- 3D.3 Need for Finer Level Estimates -- 3E Valuing Victimization Information: Comparing the Cost of Victimization Measurement with Benchmarks -- 3E.1 The Cost of Crime -- 3E.2 Comparison with Other Federal Surveys -- 3E.3 International Expenditures -- 3F Issues Related to the Coexistence of the NCVS and the UCR -- 3F.1 Do Police Record Reports Reflect Victimization Trends? -- 3F.2 Independence of the NCVS and the UCR -- 3G Assessment -- 4 Matching Design Features to Desired Goals -- 4A Short173;Term Fixes: Cost Reduction Strategies and Their Implications -- 4B Alternatives to the Current Design in the Long Term -- 4B.1 Characteristics of Possible Design Packages -- 4B.2 Survey Design Packages for Comparison -- 4C Assessments of Design Features and Packages -- 4C.1 Length of Reference Period -- 4C.2 Role of Supplements -- 4C.3 Supporting Subnational Estimates -- 4C.4 Efficiency in Sample Design -- 4C.5 Other Improvements -- 5 Decision173;Making Process for a New Victimization Measurement System -- 5A Bolstering Quality and Building Constituencies -- 5B Data Collection Agent for the NCVS -- References -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Findings and Recommendations -- Appendix B: Principal Findings and Recommendations of the National Research Council (1976b) Study -- Appendix C: Procedures and Operations of the National Crime Victimization Survey -- Appendix D: The Uniform Crime Reporting Program -- Appendix E: Other Victimization Surveys -- Appendix F: Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff
Control code
ocn320326469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 196 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309115995
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b24302405
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320326469
  • pebcs030911599X

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