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Study Report

Study Number: SJ-013-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1972

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Public attitudes toward deviant behavior, 1972: Iowa, New Jersey, and Oregon.  [machine-readable data file] / Tittle, Charles R.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8480

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: The specific purpose of this study was to gather data concerning individuals' perceptions of the likelihood of being caught and punished for committing various minor offenses. However, this study also provides data on several other topics ranging from the respondent's opinion on the importance of following social norms to self-reports of deviant behavior.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: Individuals aged 15 and over from New Jersey, Iowa, and Oregon.

SAMPLE: Samples of the population aged 15 and over in New Jersey, Iowa, and Oregon were drawn by using area probability techniques to identify households. Individual respondents within identified households were then randomly selected for interviews and two callbacks were used to maximize the possibility of including those specific individuals.

NOTE: Cards 1, 2, 3, and 7, contained more data than were documented in the codebook. These additional variables were recoded to zeros. PART

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1972

FUNDING AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

GRANT NUMBER: GS-31744

SUBJECT TERMS: conformity. crime. social attitudes and behavior. Iowa. New Jersey. Oregon. United States.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Tittle, Charles R. SANCTIONS AND SOCIAL DEVIANCE: THE QUESTIONS OF DETERRENCE. New York: Praeger, 1980. Tittle, Charles R., and Michael R. Welch. ''Religiosity and Deviance: Toward a Contingency Theory of Constraining Effects.'' SOCIAL FORCES 61 (March, 1983), 653-682. Tittle, Charles R., and Pamela Richards. ''Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Personal Arrest Probabilities.'' CRIMINOLOGY 20 (Nov. 1982), 329-346.

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