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Trends in Crime and Fear

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0050
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In describing Chicago's new community-policing program, the police department's 1993 strategic plan Together We Can reassured readers that CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy) was not soft on ... More


The Anxieties of Affluence

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter recaps what has been learnt from the investigations into the fear of crime. The discussion touches on a number of issues, including economic change, rising affluence, and the notion of ... More


Conversations about Crime, Place, and Community

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the emotional reactions, cognitions, and connections people make when talking about crime, their environment, and community. It reveals human emotions to be complex, episodic, ... More


Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Stephen D. Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

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 chapters ... More


Experience and Expression in the Fear of Crime

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a quantitative investigation of the approach to the fear of crime. This chapter shows that perceived risk and worry about crime may be embedded in concerns that certain members ... More


Fear, crime and the home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on fear of crime, and particularly on the fear of home invasion (burglary). It links back to the ways in which we are taught to fear in our childhood homes, and the contemporary ... More


A Signal Crimes Perspective

Martin Innes

in Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684465
eISBN:
9780191788093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684465.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains how and why some crime events acquire a high degree of influence over public perceptions of safety and security. It sets out the key ideas and concepts associated with the ... More


Failure to Reassure as Threat

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


The Anxieties of the Marketplace

Stephen Farrall and Susanne Karstedt

in Respectable Citizens - Shady Practices: The Economic Morality of the Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199595037
eISBN:
9780191886195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595037.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fear of crime is a core topic of criminology. This chapter explores the characteristics of fear of crimes in the marketplace. It is the wealthier members of society who are worried about crime in ... More


Introduction

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter lays out the basic arguments offered by those who support concealed handgun policies, including the threat of mass shootings and other violent crimes, and it details the background ... More


Crime City

Robert Samet

in Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633565
eISBN:
9780226633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633879.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter three looks at the news stories created from the previous chapter. It uses these stories to show the implicit maps or cartographies that are written into crime news.


Introduction

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Introduces the argument that in the early twenty first century the private home has become a key battleground in a social politics focused on fear, pre-emptive action and architectural fortification. ... More


The Story of Reassurance Policing and How it Became Neighbourhood Policing

Martin Innes, Colin Roberts, Trudy Lowe, and Helen Innes

in Neighbourhood Policing: The Rise and Fall of a Policing Model

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198783213
eISBN:
9780191830396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783213.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

What became established as Neighbourhood Policing in the United Kingdom was, to a significant extent, informed by its quasi-experimental predecessor the National Reassurance Policing Programme. In ... More


Policing and community safety in residential areas: the mixed economy of visible patrols

Crawford Adam

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter tries to connect housing to an increasingly mixed economy of policing where the demand for security patrols in residential areas is delivered through different forms of neighbourhood ... More


Criminal Insecurities

Jennifer Carlson

in Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines how crime becomes a lens for understanding and articulating socioeconomic decline. The chapter starts by contextualizing the contemporary politics of gun carry within broader ... More


Withdraw, defend or destroy

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Here we discuss the balance of responsibility between the state and the individual homeowner to protect the home, against the background of a lack of confidence in governments' ability to prevent ... More


Technologies of the defended home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Defence has always been a primary element in home design; this chapter traces the ebbs and flows of fortification over time, tracing back the contemporary alternative features of withdrawal and ... More


Complexes of the domestic fortress

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Finding a way out from these forces is difficult to imagine precisely because a range of political and corporate entrepreneurs draw profits from fear – developers selling gated communities, ... More


A shell for the body and mind

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the meaning and importance of more psychological aspects of the private home. Homeownership has been argued to provide us with a deep sense of security of being in troubled ... More


The Contours of European Moral Economies

Stephen Farrall and Susanne Karstedt

in Respectable Citizens - Shady Practices: The Economic Morality of the Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199595037
eISBN:
9780191886195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595037.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter draws on data from the European Social Survey, which was based on the original survey and explored the economic morality and middle-class crime for twenty-five countries in Europe. ... More


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