Autobiographical Accounts of Property Offenses by Youths at UCLA, 1983-1984 Version 1

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These data examine the attraction of shoplifting and vandalism to nonprofessional offenders. The data consists of actual autobiographical accounts of offenses committed by undergraduates enrolled in three sections of undergraduate criminology classes at the University of California, Los Angeles. Verbatim answers of the respondents are presented. Undergraduate university students in the United States. The sample consisted of 250 students in three offerings of an undergraduate criminology class. This dataset is a machine-readable text file. For reasons of confidentiality names have been blanked from the data and replaced with spaces. Profanity has also been blanked and replaced with spaces. The number of records per case in this file varies from nine to 70 depending on the length of statement given by each respondent.

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DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.3886/ICPSR08950.v1
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:444144
Provenance
Creator Katz, Jack
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Publication Year 1989
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;text
Coverage
Discipline Not stated
Spatial Coverage {California,"United States","1983 - 1984","Time period: 1983--1984","1983 - 1984","Collection date: 1983--1984"}
Temporal Coverage {California,"United States","1983 - 1984","Time period: 1983--1984","1983 - 1984","Collection date: 1983--1984"}