Dataset: IRKS200201: Insecurities in European Cities (INSEC)

Abstract

The research project  "Insecurities in European Cities” was supported by the European Commission within its 5th Framework Programme: Key Action - Improving the Socioeconomic Knowledge base. The scientific positioning of the study is in criminology and urban sociology and it has an applied side by involving community crime prevention and community safety, as well as an orientation to comparing cultural patterns of insecurity, anxiety and fear by the parallel study of five large European cities: Amsterdam, Budapest, Hamburg, Krakow and Vienna. Put in a sentence the research project is about insecurity of cities from the perspective of their inhabitants and what can be done about it. To obtain information both in the individual cities and for comparing them to each other, the formulation of the methods and instruments applied were standardised as far as possible.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

IRKS200201: Insecurities in European Cities (INSEC)

Subtitle

Crime-Related Fear Within the Context of New Anxieties and Community-Based Crime Prevention

Identification Number

IRKS200201!en

Authoring Entity

Christian Bischof , The Austrian Social Science Data Archive

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
The Austrian Social Science Data Archive AUSSDA

Copyright

The Austrian Social Science Data Archive

Date of Production

2011-02-15

Full Title

IRKS200201_en

Study Description

Full Title

IRKS200201: Insecurities in European Cities (INSEC)

Subtitle

Crime-Related Fear Within the Context of New Anxieties and Community-Based Crime Prevention

Identification Number

IRKS200201_en

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Prof. Dr. Klaus Sessar, M.A. Germany: University of Hamburg, Institute for Criminal Sciences, Department of Criminology
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Breckner Germany: Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Department for Urban and Regional Economic and Sociology
Prof. Dr. Manuela du Bois-Reymond Netherlands: Leiden University, Centre for Youth Studies and Youth Policy
Dr. H. Irene Sage-Grande Netherlands: University of Groningen, Hanse Law School
Prof. Dr. Ferenc Irk Hungary: National Institute of Criminology
Prof. Dr. Krzystof Krajewks Poland: Jagiellonian University Cracow, Department of Criminology
Univ. Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Stangl Austria: Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Institute for Criminal Sciences, Department of Criminology University of Hamburg Projektkoordination
Department for Urban and Regional Economic and Sociology Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg
Centre for Youth Studies and Youth Policy Leiden University
Hanse Law School University of Groningen
National Institute of Criminology
Department of Criminology Jagiellonian University Cracow
Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology

Date of Production

2011-02-15

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
5th framework programme of the European Community FP5 HPSE-CT-2001-00052

Notes

Depositor: Univ. Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Stangl

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Country

Geographic Coverage

Unit of Analysis

Individuals

Universe

Residents aged 18 and older

Kind of Data

Survey

Notes

Survey period: 2002-2003

Time Method

Cross section

Sampling Procedure

Population registers or quota sampling

Mode of Data Collection

Interviewer survey (face to face)

Type of Research Instrument

Questionnaire with predefined categories

Characteristics of Data Collection Situation

For every town two districts, each with about 500 persons. The districts had been selected under the aspect of specific local problems.

Cases:
Amsterdam
De Baarsjes: 507
Zuidoost:  483

Budapest
Ferencváros: 500
Budafok-Tétény: 501

Hamburg
Wilhelmsburg: 404
Bramfeld / Steilshoop:  Bramfeld 135
                                    Steilshoop 322

Krakow
Kazimierz / Grzegorzki:  Kazimierz 300
                                     Grzegorzki 246
Nowy Biezanow: 542

Vienna
Leopoldstadt: Volkertviertel 282
                      Struwerviertel 308
„Transdanubien“: Großfeldsiedlung 279
                             Rennbahnweg 210

Availability Status

SPSS (englisch dataset)

Restrictions

Free access for research and teaching

Conditions

They have to contain the designated purpose and the terms and conditions (see AUSSDA user guidelines).

Related Publications

Publications

INSEC - Insecurities in European Cities, Final Project Report, Brussels, 2007, EUR nr 22413, ISBN 978-92-79-07748-7

Data Files Description

File Name

IRKS200201.NSDstat

Overall Case Count

5029

Overall Variable Count

281

Type of File

Nesstar 200801

Questionnaire englisch

Codebook

Final report (english)

Local report Vienna (english)

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