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1

Give an example of a large scale victim survey:

Crime survey of England and Wales

2

When is the crime survey of England and Wales carried out?

Annually

3

What sort of crimes does the crime survey of England and Wales look at?

Personal and property

4

The crime survey of England and Wales involves what research method?

Structured interview

5

Since 2009 who has the crime survey of England and Wales included?

Children over 10

6

How many adults have taken part in the crime survey of England and Wales? What is the response rate?

35000
75% response rate

7

How many children have taken part in the crime survey of England and Wales? What is their response rate?

3000
68% response rate

8

What is a strength of the sample of the crime survey of England and Wales?

Large and representative

9

What is a strength of the response rate of the crime survey of England and Wales?

Relatively high - 75%

10

The crime survey of England and Wales provides information about what?

Victims
Offenders
Circumstances
Attitudes toward crime

11

The structure of the crime survey of England and Wales gives it what?

High levels of control and replicability

12

What does not appear in the crime survey of England and Wales?

Victimless crimes such as shoplifting

13

Weakness - in the past what have not been picked up in the crime survey of England and Wales?

Child victims

14

Weakness - who don't respond in the crime survey of England and Wales and why is this an issue?

25%
Missing potentially important information

15

Weakness - why might people not respond to the crime survey of England and Wales?

May not know they have been a victim

16

The Islington crime survey focused upon what?

One area and the impact of crime on individuals

17

Islington - in the previous 12 months how many households were affected by a serious crime?

A third

18

Islington - crime was rated what?

A serious problem

19

Islington - crime was second only to what?

Unemployment

20

Islington - how many avoided going out after dark?

One quarter

21

Islington - how many felt unsafe in their own homes?

28%

22

Islington - how many women did not go out after dark?

More than a half

23

Islington - young pointed out fear of crime in Islington was reasonable and what?

Rational

24

Islington - young - what percent were worried about mugging a lot and what percent knew someone who had been mugged?

46% worried
40% knew someone

25

Islington - young points out that police figures say who are more likely to be victims?

Males

26

Islington - young says the victim survey found a high rate of women not doing what?

Reporting crimes such as sexual or domestic violence

27

Dobash & Dobash - what did they study?

Domestic violence

28

Dobash & Dobash - how did they study domestic violence?

Unstructured in depth interviews with women at a refuge

29

Dobash & Dobash - studies aim to do what?

Access victims and understand the impact of crime on their lives
(Not competing with the stats)

30

Dobash & Dobash's study is less what that the CSEW?

Representative as it was in a smaller scale

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