2007

Statistics in Criminal Justice

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ISBN: 978-0-387-34112-5 (Print) 978-0-387-34113-2 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-12

    Introduction: Statistics as a Research Tool

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    Pages 13-32

    Measurement: The Basic Building Block of Research

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    Pages 33-58

    Representing and Displaying Data

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    Pages 59-85

    Describing the Typical Case: Measures of Central Tendency

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    Pages 86-114

    How Typical Is the Typical Case?: Measuring Dispersion

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    Pages 115-134

    The Logic of Statistical Inference: Making Statements About Populations from Sample Statistics

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    Pages 135-160

    Defining the Observed Significance Level of a Test: A Simple Example Using the Binomial Distribution

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    Pages 161-185

    Steps in a Statistical Test: Using the Binomial Distribution to Make Decisions About Hypotheses

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    Pages 186-220

    Chi-Square: A Test Commonly Used for Nominal-Level Measures

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    Pages 221-255

    The Normal Distribution and Its Application to Tests of Statistical Significance

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    Pages 256-291

    Comparing Means and Proportions in Two Samples

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    Pages 292-334

    Comparing Means Among More Than Two Samples: Analysis of Variance

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    Pages 335-380

    Measures of Association for Nominal and Ordinal Variables

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    Pages 381-420

    Measuring Association for Interval-Level Data: Pearson's Correlation Coefficient

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    Pages 421-461

    An Introduction to Bivariate Regression

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    Pages 462-493

    Multivariate Regression

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    Pages 494-525

    Multivariate Regression: Additional Topics

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    Pages 526-578

    Logistic Regression

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    Pages 579-606

    Multivariate Regression with Multiple Category Nominal or Ordinal Measures: Extending the Basic Logistic Regression Model

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    Pages 607-628

    Special Topics: Confidence Intervals

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