Flashcards in 3.2 Victim Surveys Deck (34)
Give an example of a large scale victim survey:
Crime survey of England and Wales
When is the crime survey of England and Wales carried out?
What sort of crimes does the crime survey of England and Wales look at?
Personal and property
The crime survey of England and Wales involves what research method?
Since 2009 who has the crime survey of England and Wales included?
Children over 10
How many adults have taken part in the crime survey of England and Wales? What is the response rate?
75% response rate
How many children have taken part in the crime survey of England and Wales? What is their response rate?
68% response rate
What is a strength of the sample of the crime survey of England and Wales?
Large and representative
What is a strength of the response rate of the crime survey of England and Wales?
Relatively high - 75%
The crime survey of England and Wales provides information about what?
Attitudes toward crime
The structure of the crime survey of England and Wales gives it what?
High levels of control and replicability
What does not appear in the crime survey of England and Wales?
Victimless crimes such as shoplifting
Weakness - in the past what have not been picked up in the crime survey of England and Wales?
Weakness - who don't respond in the crime survey of England and Wales and why is this an issue?
Missing potentially important information
Weakness - why might people not respond to the crime survey of England and Wales?
May not know they have been a victim
The Islington crime survey focused upon what?
One area and the impact of crime on individuals
Islington - in the previous 12 months how many households were affected by a serious crime?
Islington - crime was rated what?
A serious problem
Islington - crime was second only to what?
Islington - how many avoided going out after dark?
Islington - how many felt unsafe in their own homes?
Islington - how many women did not go out after dark?
More than a half
Islington - young pointed out fear of crime in Islington was reasonable and what?
Islington - young - what percent were worried about mugging a lot and what percent knew someone who had been mugged?
40% knew someone
Islington - young points out that police figures say who are more likely to be victims?
Islington - young says the victim survey found a high rate of women not doing what?
Reporting crimes such as sexual or domestic violence
Dobash & Dobash - what did they study?
Dobash & Dobash - how did they study domestic violence?
Unstructured in depth interviews with women at a refuge
Dobash & Dobash - studies aim to do what?
Access victims and understand the impact of crime on their lives
(Not competing with the stats)