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"Crime at College" Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Folder 148
Level of Description


  • 1994-95 (Creation)


  • Physical Description

    14 items 1 folder All English 12 originals, 2 copies

  • Scope and Contents

    The University filed a lawsuit against New Strategist Publications of Ithaca, New York, the publisher of _Crime at College: The Student Guide to Personal Safety_ by Curtis Ostrander and Joseph Schwartz. The University charged that the book portrayed the campus as crime-ridden by confusing the campus crime rate with that of the city as a whole. The University later dropped the suit. This material consists of articles, press releases, and correspondence about the case. Included here is Wendel's critique of the book (7-18-94) and his defense of statistics cited in his critique (10-11-94).

  • UnitID

    DOC MSS 0059 0003 0146