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Population and Law in Belgium (Loi-Justice Opinion)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut de Sociologie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Publication Date
  • Institut de Sociologie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Legal systems
  • Abstract

    Relationship of the population to law and the legal institutions. Topics: Judicial knowledge and interest in legal matters; contact in legal questions; general sense of justice; judgement on the development of crime and means to reduce crime; naming the severest crimes; assessment of the role of a psychiatrist in a trial and the objectives of conviction; attitude to early release of prisoners and re-socialization; judgement on the presentation of legal matters in the press. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); number of children in household; religiousness; school education; vocational training; professional position; size of household; housing situation; state; regional origins; media usage.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 435
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0643 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 100 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut de Sociologie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (1970): Bevölkerung und Recht in Belgien (Loi-Justice-Opinion). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.