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SITUATIONAL DETERRENCE : FEAR DURING THE CRIMINAL EVENT by

@inproceedings{Cusson2006SITUATIONALD,
  title={SITUATIONAL DETERRENCE : FEAR DURING THE CRIMINAL EVENT by},
  author={Maurice Cusson and Maurice Cusson},
  year={2006}
}
The link between situational crime prevention and deterrence theory can be found in the fear experienced by the offender in certain crime situations. This paper starts with an examination of deterrence theory. It is argued that perceptual deterrence is flawed in three respects. First, it is not time-specific enough, being incapable of grasping the short-term impact of variations in sanctions. Second, it does not specify the concrete contingencies in which crimes are committed. Third, it does… 
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