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Lecture 3

Sociology 2267A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Juvenile Delinquency, Convergent Validity, Face Validity


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC 2267A/B
Professor
Dale Ballucci
Lecture
3

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Sources of Youth Crime Data
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Overview
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o>(!<"?%D08!0
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)&(!#./0)")1
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What does this tell us?
 #)$8*
<!!!!<!
"!!$!*
="")"!$=
"!""individual’s likelihood to report crime4
J00-""0$!+>2?
0!$.
Police Video – What’s the take home message here?
*0<<<"$!"
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Now, what might we say about reliability of UCR?
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