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Crime, fear of crime and quality of life: Identifying and Responding to Problems Research Report 35

Christmann, Kris and Rogerson, Michelle (2004) Crime, fear of crime and quality of life: Identifying and Responding to Problems Research Report 35. Research Report. CRESR, Sheffield.

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the majority of NDC areas have targets to reduce fear of crime. This is not surprising
given fear of crimes current status on the policy agenda and the high levels of fear and
worry about crime reported in the NDC Household Survey
· this report challenges the centrality of crime fear in shaping individuals’ perceptions of the
quality of their lives

Item Type: Monograph (Research Report)
Additional Information: UoA 40 (Social Work and Social Policy and Administration) © NDC National Evaluation, CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Applied Criminology Centre
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2007
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