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Joshua Pina CRMJ 315 Richard Rosenfeld. (2005). FIREARMS RESEARCH AND THE CRIME DROP. Criminology & Public Policy, 4(4), 799-805. Retrieved March 31, 2010, from Criminal Justice Periodicals. (Document ID: 937732751).Brief explanation of study purpose Study Purpose Richard Rosenfeld discusses what possible contributing factors that may have led to the delining number of firearm homicide victims within the United States and during the years of 1993 to 2000. This data discovery was acknowledge upon reviewing the death certificates reports to the National Center for Health Statistics, and as well with the NCVS data archive. Rosenfeld takes a further approach in the understanding of this social phenomonem by overviewing the arguments and the conclusions contributed from past research studies.
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Unformatted text preview: I. Study hypotheses and questions (if appropriate or available) II. Study methods a. How they designed their study? i. Did they collect it only at one time (cross-sectional) follow a cohort (longitudinal), use experimental design or use existing data? b. Sampling method and sampling information i. How did they choose who to include in their sample? c. How did they collect their data? i. Surveys, scales, interviews, administrative data, etc. III. Analyses used a. Do not need to go into great depth with this – only include what you feel is important IV. Results a. Summary of what they found V. Conclusion and limitations a. What did they conclude and what were their limitations? VI. Importance for your study a. How will this inform the study you plan on doing?...
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