Youths and Deterrence: Columbia, South Carolina, 1979-1981 Version 2

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This is an investigation of a cohort of high school-aged youth in Columbia, South Carolina. Surveys were conducted in three consecutive years from 1979 to 1981 in nine high schools. Students were interviewed for the first time at the beginning of their sophomore year in high school. An identical questionnaire was given to the same students when they were in the 11th and 12th grades. The longitudinal data contain respondents' demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, educational aspirations, occupational aims, and peer group activities. Also included is information on offenses committed, the number of times respondents were caught by the police, their attitudes toward deviancy, and perceived certainty of punishment. ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.. Youth from nine high schools in Columbia, South Carolina. 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.2001-06-05 The data were reformatted to logical record length format, and missing value codes were standardized. SAS and SPSS data definition statements were added to the collection along with a PDF codebook that includes information for all variables as well as the original data collection instrument. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0023, and 83-IJ-CX-0045).

Identifier
DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.3886/ICPSR08255.v2
Related Identifier DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08255.v1
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:442882
Provenance
Creator Paternoster, Raymond
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Contributor United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Publication Year 1986
Rights Download;This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset;survey data
Coverage
Discipline Not stated
Spatial Coverage {"Columbia (South Carolina)","South Carolina","United States","1979 - 1981","Time period: 1979--1981","1979 - 1981","Collection date: 1979--1981"}
Temporal Coverage {"Columbia (South Carolina)","South Carolina","United States","1979 - 1981","Time period: 1979--1981","1979 - 1981","Collection date: 1979--1981"}