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A metric of the difference between perception of security and victimisation rates

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A person’s perception of the level of security at a specific location depends on many factors, including past experiences in that location, the actual crime suffered by the population and more. Thus, when the individual perception that a location is insecure becomes the general rule is when the perception of security becomes an attribute of the region rather than the fears of some of its individuals, hence the relevance of aggregating individual perceptions of security into a single regional ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40163-016-0060-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Mathematical Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-0738-2633
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Crime Science Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
12
Publication date:
2016-10-28
Acceptance date:
2016-10-21
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2193-7680
Pubs id:
pubs:945928
URN:
uri:ccf67b33-1aa6-4dc7-82d6-3fc61de3f7a3
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uuid:ccf67b33-1aa6-4dc7-82d6-3fc61de3f7a3
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pubs:945928

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