Social order and the fear of crime in contemporary times

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 gro...

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Main Author: Farrall, Stephen
Other Authors: Jackson, Jonathan, Gray, Emily
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, 2009
Series:Clarendon studies in criminology / Clarendon studies in criminology
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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 have the greatest concerns
Physical Description:xviii, 319 p.
ISBN:9780191701191
019170119X