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Fear of crime: The impact of different distributions of victimisation

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There is often a mismatch between levels of crime and the fear of becoming a victim of crime. It is not uncommon to find individuals who suffer little or no crime but yet who are still fearful of some future crime. Alternatively, a place or region might see an increase in crime over time while the fear of crime remains unchanged. Building on a model that previously considered the fear of crime as an opinion shared by simulated individuals, here the impact that different distributions of crime...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1057/s41599-018-0094-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Mathematical Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-0738-2633
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Palgrave Communications Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
46
Publication date:
2018-04-17
Acceptance date:
2018-03-19
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EISSN:
2055-1045
Pubs id:
pubs:945919
URN:
uri:f951758e-e5a1-4418-95cc-f2deeb8f76cf
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uuid:f951758e-e5a1-4418-95cc-f2deeb8f76cf
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pubs:945919

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