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NCJ Number: 141073 Find in a Library
Title: Fear of Crime and Its Paradoxes: The Criminal Mind, Criminal Environment and Feelings of Insecurity
Journal: Canadian Journal of Criminology  Volume:35  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1993)  Pages:1-18
Author(s): P Tremblay; G Cordeau; J Kaczorowski
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 11
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: A survey conducted in two high and low crime neighborhoods of Montreal, Quebec, Canada analyzed variations in the perceived extensiveness of crime areas and "hot spots" within and across neighborhoods.
Abstract: The research also explored the theoretical usefulness of separately investigating two sets of issues: (1) the relevance of fear of crime as a personal concern and (2) the perceived geographical extensiveness of feared areas. Tables, notes, and 28 references (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Fear of crime; Geographic distribution of crime
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Public Opinion of Crime; Quebec
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