Journal of Quantitative Criminology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 81–88 | Cite as

A Priori Assertions Versus Empirical Inquiry: A Reply to Kleck

  • Christopher S. Koper
  • Jeffrey A. Roth
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher S. Koper
    • 1
  • Jeffrey A. Roth
    • 1
  1. 1.Jerry Lee Center of CriminologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaUSA

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