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Media Crime Prevention Campaign in the United States, 1980

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Mendelsohn, Harold
  • O'Keefe, Garrett J.
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-03-18
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
community involvement; community participation; crime prevention; fear of crime; information sources; mass media; media coverage; perceptions; public service advertising
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection evaluated the effects of the "Take a Bite Out of Crime" public service advertising campaign. It sought to determine whether mass communications contribute to motivating the public to participate in crime prevention activities, and in what way the media could forge effective public communications on behalf of crime prevention. Variables cover perceptions and fear of crime, media use, sources of information about crime, and protective measures taken to prevent crime.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1980
  • 1980-04-12 / 1980-05-05
    Collection date: 1980-04-12--1980-05-05
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States aged 18 and older.
Sampling
One-call, quasi-probability sample.
Note
Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics (78-NI-AX-0105).
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8050 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08050.v1
Publications
  • O'Keefe Garrett J., Rosenbaum Dennis P., Lavrakas, Paul J., et al. Taking a Bite Out of Crime: The Impact of the National Citizens' Crime Prevention Media Campaign. Thousand Oaks: Sage. 1996.
  • Kwon, Joongrok. Effects of public service advertising in a public information campaign: Perspectives from social learning and social control theory. Dissertation, Syracuse University. 1991.
  • Baumer, Terry L.. Testing a general model of fear of crime: Data from a national sample. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.22, (3), 239-255.1985.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022427885022003004 (DOI)
  • O'Keefe Garrett J.. 'Taking a Bite Out of Crime': The impact of a public information campaign. Communication Research.12, (2), 147-178.1985.
    • ID: 10.1177/009365085012002001 (DOI)
  • O'Keefe Garrett J.. Taking a bite out of crime. Society.22, (3), 56-64.1985.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF02699030 (DOI)
  • O'Keefe, G.J., Mendelsohn, H., Reid-Nash, K., Henry, E., Rosenzweig, B., Spetnagel, H.T.. Taking a Bite Out of Crime The Impact of a Mass Media Crime Prevention Campaign. Denver, CO: University of Denver, Center for Mass Communications Research and Policy. 1984.
  • Mendelsohn, Harold, O'Keefe, Garrett J., Liu, Jenny, Spetnagel, H. T., Venglar, Caroline, Wilson, Donna, Wirth, Michael O., Nash, Kathaleen. Media Campaigns and Crime Prevention, Executive Summary. NCJ 82209, . 1982.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/82209NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • Mendelsohn, H.. Citizens' Reactions to a National Crime Prevention Campaign: Campaign Utilization Study. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1981.
  • Mendelsohn, H., O'Keefe, G.J., Liu, J., Spetnagel, H.T., Venglar, C., Wilson, D., Wirth, M.O., Nash, K.. Public Communications and the Prevention of Crime: Strategies for Control, Final Report. NCJ 80506, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. 1981.
  • Mendelsohn, Harold, O'Keefe, Garrett J., Liu, Jenny, Spetnagel, H.T., Venglar, Caroline, Wilson, Donna, Wirth, Michael O., Nash, Kathaleen. Public Communications and the Prevention of Crime: Strategies for Control, A Narrative Report. NCJ 80506, . 1981.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/80506NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • Mendelsohn, Harold, O'Keefe, Garrett J., Liu, Jenny, Spetnagel, H.T., Venglar, Caroline, Wilson, Donna, Wirth, Michael O., Nash, Kathleen. Public Communications and the Prevention of Crime: Strategies for Control, Executive Summary. NCJ 80505, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. 1981.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/80505NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • O'Keefe, G.J., Mendelsohn, H., Liu, J.. Citizens' Reactions to a National Crime Prevention Campaign: A Panel Survey Evaluation. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1981.
  • Mendelsohn, H.. Compliance and Rejection: Psychological Reactions to Mass Communicated Crime Prevention Messages. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1980.
  • Mendelsohn, H., O'Keefe, G.J., Liu, J.. Public Service Advertising and Citizens' Participation in Crime Prevention. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1980.
  • O'Keefe, G.J., Mendelsohn, H., Liu, J.. Citizens' Reactions to a National Crime Prevention Campaign: A Survey Evaluation. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1980.
  • Mendelsohn, H.. Mass Communication and Crime Prevention What the Experts Think, Report 2. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1979.
  • Mendelsohn, Harold, Wilson, Donna. Content Analysis of Mass Communications Outputs Designed To Motivate Public Interest/Participation in Crime Prevention Activity, Report 1. Mass Communication Strategy for Generating Citizen Action Against Crime.NCJ 86574, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. 1978.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/86573-86580NCJRS.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Mendelsohn, Harold; O'Keefe, Garrett J. (1984): Media Crime Prevention Campaign in the United States, 1980. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08050