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Title: Fear of Violent Crime and American Lifestyles      
dateReleased:
08-26-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USMISC1980-FEARCRIME
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USMISC1980-FEARCRIME
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Feelings regarding safety when alone in central business or shopping areas; reading, viewing and discussing reports of violent crime; recent hours of TV watching and days of newspaper reading; length of time in present neighborhood; incidence of violent crime in neighborhood; percentage of law-abiding neighbors; rating of local police department; feelings of safety when alone in neighborhood and at home; thoughts of moving due to danger; worries regarding getting murdered, sexually assaulted, mugged, beaten up, knifed and fire set by an arsonist; personal and second-hand experience of same; worries regarding being burglarized or being held up by an armed robber; personal and second-hand experience of same; feelings regarding a neighbor or oneself coming to the aid of a victim of attack or intervening in a break-in; attitudes regarding local police in respect to fairness of traffic law enforcement, treating all races equally, police brutality, inefficiency, respectful vs arrogant and honesty; raising taxes to provide more police protection; degree of physical
description:
Figgie International, 2007, "Fear of Violent Crime and American Lifestyles"
name:
Figgie International
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997