The frequency of the fear of crime

Research exploring the emotional responses to crime experienced by the citizens of several major European and North American countries, including the UK, has suggested that a significant proportion of the residents of these countries fear' crime. However, few researchers have explored the frequ...

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Published in:The British journal of criminology
Main Author: Farrall, Stephen
Contributors: Gadd, David (Author)
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:English
Published: 2004
In:The British journal of criminology
Year: 2004, Volume: 44, Issue: 1, Pages: 127-132
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Summary:Research exploring the emotional responses to crime experienced by the citizens of several major European and North American countries, including the UK, has suggested that a significant proportion of the residents of these countries fear' crime. However, few researchers have explored the frequency with which citizens feel fearful. This brief research note reports on a study that explored the frequency and intensity of such feelings. The research suggests that few people fear crime frequently
ISSN:0007-0955