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Modelling the fear of crime

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How secure people feel in a particular region is obviously linked to the actual crime suffered in that region but the exact relationship between crime and its fear is quite subtle. Two regions may have the same crime rate but their local perception of security may differ. Equally, two places may have the same perception of security even though one may have a significantly lower crime rate. Furthermore, a negative perception might persist for many years, even when crime rates drop. Here, we de...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rspa.2017.0156

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Mathematical Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-0738-2633
Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences Journal website
Volume:
473
Issue:
2203
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Article: 20170156
Publication date:
2017-07-12
Acceptance date:
2017-06-12
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EISSN:
1471-2946
ISSN:
1364-5021
Pubs id:
pubs:927263
URN:
uri:5a3c70a3-17d6-4e0e-9c8b-94fcb9c0d89b
UUID:
uuid:5a3c70a3-17d6-4e0e-9c8b-94fcb9c0d89b
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pubs:927263
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English
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