The self-report methodology in crime research
Issues regarding the frequent use of self-reports in criminological research are discussed. Methodological issues include the use of sampling options, validity problems related to the variables, and response rate concerns. The self-report method has improved greatly over the last 50 years and has become a valuable tool for evaluating criminal involvement and testing theory.
Publication Name: Crime & Justice (Chicago, Ill)
Prostitution control in America: rethinking public policy
Prostitution control in the United States utilizes considerable criminal justice resources but has little effect on prostitute victimization or the surrounding community. Alternative approaches to prostitution control such as decriminalization and regulation are analyzed in terms of harms reduction, resource efficiency, and public preferences.
Publication Name: Crime, Law and Social Change
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