Fear of Crime: Incivility and the Production of a Social Problem

Fear of Crime: Incivility and the Production of a Social Problem

by Greta W. Salem

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412863100
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/2016
Edition description: New
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Dan A. Lewis is director of the Center for Civic Engagement and is professor of human development and social policy at the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University. He has written or edited seven books on the policy analysis of social problems.

Greta W. Salem is professor emerita at Alverno College. She has published many articles on urban politics, community participation, and peace and conflict studies.

Greta W. Salem is professor emerita at Alverno College. She has published many articles on urban politics, community participation, and peace and conflict studies.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Tables and Figures

Acknowledgments

Introduction to the 2016 Edition

Introduction

1 The Emergence of Fear of Crime as a Social Problem

2 Fear of Crime and Community Context

3 An Empirical Application of the Social Control Perspective: Fear of Crime in Ten Urban Neighborhoods

4 Fear of Crime in the Neighborhoods

5 Social Disorganization and Neighborhood Change

6 Sources of Social Control

7 Crime, Fear, and Community Context

8 Social Problems, Public Policy, and Political Responsibility

9 Fear of Crime and Political Responsibility

References

Index

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