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The First Measured Century

This site contains materials related to a PBS documentary, "The First Measured Century," that examines trends over time from the perspective of the people who collect and interpret the data.  This segment investigates the reasons behind the changes in crime trends we've seen over the last century.  It contains links to experts who attempt to explain the trends and a link to the relevant chapter of the book from which the documentary is based.

 

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