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Title: British Crime Survey 2007-2008: Teaching Dataset      
dateReleased:
02-28-2012
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.5/6561
ID:
hdl:1902.5/6561
description:
The British Crime Survey 2007-2008: Teaching Dataset is based on the British Crime Survey, 2007-2008 (available from the UK Data Archive under SN 6066) and constitutes real data which are used by the Home Office and are behind many headlines. The teaching dataset is a subset, which has been subjected to certain simplifications and additions for the purpose of learning and teaching. The main differences are: only respondents who completed Module B (attitudes to the Criminal Justice System) of the BCS, 2007-2008 are included the number of variables has been reduced weighting has been simplified a reduced codebook is provided additional continuous variables have been created (using factor analysis of pre-existing variables) in order to facilitate their use in quantitative methods classesFurther information is available in the study documentation (below) which includes a dataset user guide and additional notes for teachers. Information about additional teaching resources available from the ESDS can be found on the teaching and learning at ESDS web pages. Main Topics: The main topics covered are: experience of crime perceptions of crime characteristics of local area attitudes to police and Criminal Justice System socio-demogr aphics
description:
University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government, 2012, "British Crime Survey 2007-2008: Teaching Dataset"
name:
University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997