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Experience with Crime and Fear of Crime of Students

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Weyerke, Ulrike (Köln)
Publication Date
  • U. Weyerke, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
  • Abstract

    Fear of crime and experience of students as victims of criminal acts. Topics: type of personal experience as victim; information on last experience as victim; time of incident and personal reaction; consequences for the culprit; presence and assistance of third parties at the incident; report to the police; conversations about the incident; personal feelings of fear in the evening or in darkness (scale); territories avoided in the immediate residential surroundings as well as reasons for these feelings of fear; reading of reports about criminal offenses; general personal feelings of fear (scale); sense of security on the street; personal measures to increase sense of security and possible behavioral changes for fear of threat; athletic activities; membership in a political group as well as assumed effects of political commitment on personal self-confidence and feelings of fear. Demography: age; sex; city size; housing situation; subject; number of semesters. Also encoded was: faculty.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985-10 / 1985-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
    Cologne and vicinity
Sampled Universe
Students of various seminars of the German Sport College as well as diverse faculties of the University of Cologne
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 768
    Number of Variables: 119
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1550 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Weyerke, Ulrike: Kriminalitätserfahrung und Kriminalitätsfurcht von Studenten: Eine empirische Untersuchung. Köln, Universität, Seminar für Soziologie, Diplomarbeit, 1986.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Weyerke, Ulrike (1987): Kriminalitätserfahrungen und Kriminalitätsfurcht von Studenten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.