Violation and Satisfaction. A Sociology of Law Study of Non-Pecuniary Damages to Victims of Crime. Replication.

SND-ID: 2022-97-1. Version: 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/9xbq-4g43

Citation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Dahlstrand - Lund University, Sociology of Law Department orcid

Research principal

Lund University - Sociology of Law Department rorId

Description

This study is a replication of an original study that was published about 10 years ago in 2012 in the doctoral dissertation "Violation and Satisfaction: A Sociology of Law Study of Non-Pecuniary Damages to Victims of Crime" by Karl Dahlstrand. The replication study was conducted to investigate similarities and changes in the "general legal consciousness" in relation to compensation for violations of crime victims and has been carried out in collaboration with the Swedish Crime Victim Authority, funded by “Ulla V Bondeson's Foundation for socio-legal and criminological research" and with Peter Bergwall as research assistant.

The project collected data through two surveys: one web survey with repondents from the general public, and one postal survey mailed to crime victims who received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority.

For more information on the original study, refer to the catalogue entry for "Violation and Satisfaction. A Sociology of Law Study of Non-Pecuniary Damages to Victims of Crime": https://doi.org/10.5878/002817

For more information on the repli

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This study is a replication of an original study that was published about 10 years ago in 2012 in the doctoral dissertation "Violation and Satisfaction: A Sociology of Law Study of Non-Pecuniary Damages to Victims of Crime" by Karl Dahlstrand. The replication study was conducted to investigate similarities and changes in the "general legal consciousness" in relation to compensation for violations of crime victims and has been carried out in collaboration with the Swedish Crime Victim Authority, funded by “Ulla V Bondeson's Foundation for socio-legal and criminological research" and with Peter Bergwall as research assistant.

The project collected data through two surveys: one web survey with repondents from the general public, and one postal survey mailed to crime victims who received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority.

For more information on the original study, refer to the catalogue entry for "Violation and Satisfaction. A Sociology of Law Study of Non-Pecuniary Damages to Victims of Crime": https://doi.org/10.5878/002817

For more information on the replication study and its methods, refer to the (Swedish only) report: "Kränkning och upprättelse. En replikation av en rättssociologisk enkätstudie" https://lup.lub.lu.se/record/40517edf-4477-4192-ba91-a872f20a9da0

2021 Allmänheten reversed.sav: SPSS file with survey responses from the online survey targeting the general public.
2021 Brottsoffer reversed.sav: SPSS file with survey responses from individuals who have received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority.
The data is also available in .csv format (UTF-8).

Refer to the attached surveys (Swedish) as well as the published report for the survey structure. Refer to the attached code books for variable descriptions.
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Data contains personal data

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Language

Method and outcome

Unit of analysis

Population

The public and victims of crime who have received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority.

Sampling procedure

Probability
The study sample in the survey targeting the public consisted of self-recruited respondents from an online panel. The respondents in the survey targeting victims of crimes consisted of individuals who have received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority.

Time period(s) investigated

2018 – 2020

Response rate/participation rate

Online survey targeting the general public: The web survey was closed after having saturated the target sample size (at least 1000 responses). Postal survey: 918 surveys in total were mailed to respondents. 129 envelopes were returned to sender by the postal service. Of the 789 remaining surveys, 214 responses were returned, giving a response frequency of 27 percent. Survey data for one respondent was lost in the SPSS coding, resulting in a total of 213 available data entries.

Data format / data structure

Data collection

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: web based
  • Description of the mode of collection: Self-recruited online survey (CINT) targeting the general public
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2018 – 2019
  • Data collector: Lund University
  • Sample size: 1124
  • Number of responses: 1124
  • Source of the data: Geographic area

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Description of the mode of collection: Victims of crime having received criminal injury compensation from the Swedish Crime Victim Authority were mailed a postal survey with an included return envelope.
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2019 – 2020
  • Data collector: Lund University
  • Sample size: 918
  • Number of responses: 214
  • Non response size: 705
  • Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 129
  • Cause of non response - No contact/refusal: 575
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: The study was conducted in Sweden and targeted respondents living in Sweden.

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Sociology of Law Department

Contributor(s)

Peter Bergwall - Lund University, Sociology of Law Department orcid

Funding

  • Funding agency: Ulla V. Bondesons stiftelse for retssociologisk og kriminologisk forskning
  • Project name on the application: Kränkning och upprättelse. En replikation av en rättssociologisk enkätstudie

Ethics Review

Swedish Ethical Review Authority - Ref. 2019-01226

Topic and keywords

Research area

Law and society (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Law, crime and legal systems (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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Dahlstrand, K., & Bergwall, P. (2022). Kränkning och upprättelse. En replikation av en rättssociologisk enkätstudie. https://lup.lub.lu.se/record/40517edf-4477-4192-ba91-a872f20a9da0
ISBN: 9789178959143
SwePub: oai:lup.lub.lu.se:40517edf-4477-4192-ba91-a872f20a9da0

Dahlstrand, K. (2012). Kränkning och upprättelse : En rättssociologisk studie av kränkningsersättning till brottsoffer. https://lup.lub.lu.se/record/2521016
ISBN: 9172673427
SwePub: oai:lup.lub.lu.se:9a4aa4e1-b9a7-4f8a-a341-93eb5bd00801

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Published: 2022-09-14