Proximate physical cues to fear of crime

@article{Nasar1993ProximatePC,
  title={Proximate physical cues to fear of crime},
  author={Jack L. Nasar and Bonnie S. Fisher and Margaret S. Grannis},
  journal={Landscape and Urban Planning},
  year={1993},
  volume={26},
  pages={161-178}
}
Fear of crime is a serious problem on university and college campuses. Although fear has many causes, one potential source of fear may arise from the design of the physical environment. In areas having a climate of fear (from incivilities or other factors), proximate cues in the surroundings may affect feelings of safety. In theory, concealment, blocked prospect into the concealment, and blocked escape contribute to fear. Following one study that tested this theory in a highly atypical building… Expand
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