Crime , Neighborhood Perceptions , and the Underclass " the Relationship between Fear of Crime and Class Position

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  title={Crime , Neighborhood Perceptions , and the Underclass " the Relationship between Fear of Crime and Class Position},
  author={Amit Jeffry and Helen Marie McGrath},
  year={2002}
}
Fear of crime and the underclass represent two of the more prominent topics of discussion within the realms of criminology and sociology over the past several decades. There is little research, however, tying these topics together. Recently, a call has been reissued for the further understanding of the relationship between crime and class. Such an examination is essential to the understanding of fear of crime as well. In this article, an attempt is made to meld the two seemingly divergent areas… CONTINUE READING

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