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The Multi-Faceted Nature of Crime

Hirschfield, Alex (2008) The Multi-Faceted Nature of Crime. Built Environment, 34 (1). pp. 5-20. ISSN 02637960

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Abstract

This paper sets the scene by exploring what is meant by ‘crime in the city’ and the implications of different concepts (crime risk, crime opportunities, fear of crime) in terms of measurement, analysis and policy responses. Particular attention is paid to relationships between ‘crime’ (however defined), land use and the social environment. The subtle relationship between risk and fear of crime is examined and the role of other influences on people's perceptions and experiences (e.g. antisocial behaviour) is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Applied Criminology Centre
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 12:47
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2011 12:47
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/9514

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