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Fear of crime

interpreting victimization risk
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State University of New York Press , Albany, NY
Fear of crime -- United States., Victims of crimes -- United States -- Psycho

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StatementKenneth F. Ferraro.
SeriesSUNY series in new directions in crime and justice studies
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LC ClassificationsHV6791 .F47 1995
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Paginationxvi, 179 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1086678M
ISBN 100791423697, 0791423700
LC Control Number94010628

He is the author of Inventing Fear of Crime: Criminology and the Politics of Anxiety and co-author of Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in and Age of Anxiety. His current research interests involve the spatial distribution and dynamics of crime and criminalisation in South Western Sydney, crime and social isolation, and fear of by: Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions examines the nature and extent of crime-related fear.

The authors describe and evaluate key research findings in the specific areas of methodology; gender, age, race and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status; contextual predictors; and the consequences of fear of crime.5/5(1). “This is the first study of its kind to use national data to examine the risk and fear of crime across various types of victimizations―types of crime.

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The Fear of Crime. Studies of the fear of crime have constituted what is undeniably the fastest growing research area within criminology in the last decade and this shows no sign of diminishing. The editors have a distinguished record of innovative research in the field, being responsible for a number of seminal empirical and theoretical by: Fear of Crime: Interpreting Victimization Risk.

Ferraro examines how people interpret their risk of criminal victimization and identifies who is most likely to be afraid of crime. The Fear of Crime - CRC Press Book.

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Book Description. The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime brings together original and international state of the art contributions of theoretical, empirical, policy-related scholarship on the intersection of perceptions of crime, victimisation, vulnerability and risk.

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This book reports on research conducted over the past eight years, in which efforts have been made to pioneer the combination of techniques from behavioural geography with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to map the fear of crime.

The first part of the book outlines the history of research into fear of crime, with an emphasis on. Ferraro examines how people interpret their risk of criminal victimization and identifies who is most likely to be afraid of crime. Although many previous studies of fear of crime do not explicitly consider the concept of risk or perceived risk in estimating the prevalence of fear, the approach taken here considers perceived risk as central to the entire interpretive process.

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Fear of crime affects far more people in the United States than crime itself, and there are sound reasons for treating crime and fear of crime as distinct social problems. The Fear of Crime. DOI link for The Fear of Crime. The Fear of Crime book. The Fear of Crime.

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By Dan A. Lewis. Edition 1st Edition. Author: Dan A. Lewis, Greta W. Salem. Get this from a library. Fear of crime. [Australia. Attorney-General's Department. National Campaign Against Violence and Crime.; Criminology Research Council (Australia);] -- Topics covered include risk communication, socio cultural theories of risk, nine steps to reduce fear of crime.

This report examines the ways Australians perceive and manage fear, especially when. THE FEAR OF CRIME: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES JAMES GAROFALO* In a paper presented more than eight years ago, Furstenberg made an observation that has proven to be the understatement of the decade for researchers studying the fear of crime: "the relationship between crime and its consequences is neither obvious nor simple."' His observa.

The fear of crime has been recognized as an important social problem in its own right, with a significant number of citizens in many countries concerned about crime. In this book, the authors critically review the main findings from over 35 years of research into attitudes to crime, highlighting groups who are most fearful of crime and exploring the theories used to account for that fear.

From inside the book. with crime crime prevention crime problems David Moxon differences effects elderly England and Wales experience exposure to risk fear for personal fear of crime feel unsafe feeling very unsafe feelings of safety frequently higher fear Home Office Research Hough and Fear of Crime in England and Wales, Volume The authors contend that fear of crime is not related to exposure or knowledge about criminal events alone, but also stems from residents' concerns about changes in their neighbourhoods.

Many people, they argue, are afraid of crime because they believe that they have lost control over their local communities. General Overviews. While a great deal has been written on fear of crime, few general texts on the topic are available.

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Ferraro provides a thorough review and critique of the fear-of-crime literature. This synthesis is used as a basis for developing and testing a risk interpretation model to explain fear of crime.

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The fear of crime, along with fear of the streets and the fear of youth, is said to have been in Western culture for "time immemorial". While fear of crime can be differentiated into public feelings, thoughts and behaviors about the personal risk of criminal.

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Hale ( Hale, C. Fear of crime: a review of the literature. International review of victimology, 4(2): 79 –[Google Scholar]) estimated in his ‘Review of the Literature’ that over articles, monographs or books have been written on fear of their introduction, Ditton and Farrall ( Ditton, J.

and Farrall, S., Cited by: 9. Definition: The fear of crime and its study is a consideration of the ways that people have anxiety or worry about the chances of being exposed to (usually violent) crime – either personally, by close others or ‘in society’ more y related to notions of victimisation, fear of crime is often seen as producing an individual or group response that is disproportionate to the.

Irrespective of recorded crime levels, public perception is that crime is on the increase,1, 2 and halting crime has been the public’s priority for government spending for several years.3 Studies report an inverse association between fear of crime and subjective measures of physical, general, and mental health.4 – 6 The direction of causality and linking pathways remain by: The concept of fear of crime and its causation is widely examined in the criminological field, but there is a lack of agreement on the definition of ‘fear of crime’.

Fear of crime may involve two different concepts: an ‘evaluative’ component and an ’emotional’ component (Skogen, ). Fear of crime is associated with poorer health outcomes.

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There is considerable debate about the measurement of fear of crime. Both fear of crime and crime are associated with a range of environmental factors. (2) A total of 12, references were screened on abstract for the two systematic by: