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Petty Crime 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Projektgruppe Kriminologie am Institut für Rechtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Publication Date
  • Projektgruppe Kriminologie am Institut fuer Rechtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
  • Abstract

    Social-demographic characteristics of shoplifters and measures under criminal law. Topics: Year of birth; sex; place of residence; qualification; merchandise stolen and its value; nationality; type of penalty; term; turnover to the police.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986 / 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin: city districts central, Friedrichshain, Koepenick
Sampled Universe
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified sampling of city districts. Cluster sample of department stores based on socio-demographic surroundings, selection and size. Census of all misdemeanors.
Collection Mode
  • File analysis (records on misdemeanor occurrence)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 450
    Number of Variables: 20
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6443 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Ewald, U.; Iwohn, G.; Lautsch, E.: Delikte im Bagatellbereich und ihre Verarbeitung in der DDR. In: Kriminologische Forschungsstelle am Kriminalwissenschaftlichen Institut der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Hrsg.): KFB-Materialien, Heft 1-2. Berlin 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2020.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Projektgruppe Kriminologie am Institut für Rechtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (1990): Bagatell-Kriminalität 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.