Unpacking the Relationship Between Gender and Fear of Crime

  title={Unpacking the Relationship Between Gender and Fear of Crime},
  author={Jodi Lane and Bonnie S. Fisher},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice},
  pages={260 - 263}
  • J. Lane, B. Fisher
  • Published 14 May 2009
  • Law, Psychology
  • Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice
Erskine (1974) and Clemente and Kleimen (1977) were among the first researchers who were interested in understanding the distribution and determinants of fear of crime. The Reactions to Crime project researchers (Baumer, 1978; Baumer & DuBow, 1977; Gordon & Riger, 1989; Skogan & Maxfield, 1981) investigated the impact of crime and fear on urban dwellers. Skogan and Maxfield explored sources of fear of crime, and the relationship between fear and individual and neighborhood reactions to crime… 
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