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Fear of Crime and the Guardian Angels: Attitudes of New York City Subway Riders, 1984 (ICPSR 8531) RSS

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Summary:

These data focus on the potential effectiveness of the Guardian Angels in their attempts to combat fear and crime on the New York City subways. Respondents were asked about their perceived fear of crime while riding the subways, the likelihood of their becoming victims of crimes, their opinions about the crime problem on the subways, and their knowledge and observations of the Guardian Angels.

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Interviews - Download All Files (929 KB)
Data:
ASCII
ASCII + SPSS Setup
DS2:  Refusals - Download All Files (768 KB)
Data:
ASCII
ASCII + SPSS Setup

Study Description

Citation

Kenney, Dennis Jay. Fear of Crime and the Guardian Angels: Attitudes of New York City Subway Riders, 1984. ICPSR08531-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08531.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   commuting (travel), crime prevention, delinquent behavior, public transportation, transportation, victimization

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1983-06--1984-09

Date of Collection:  

  • 1984-06-01--1984-09-30

Universe:   New York City subway riders.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Data Source:

personal interviews

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8531.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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