ISBN-10:
1138018325
ISBN-13:
9781138018327
Pub. Date:
12/09/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media: International Perspectives / Edition 1

Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media: International Perspectives / Edition 1

by Derek Chadee
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ISBN-13: 9781138018327
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/09/2015
Series: Researching Social Psychology Series
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Derek Chadee is Professor of Social Psychology and Director of ANSA McAL Psychological Research Centre at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements ………………………………………………………………………………

Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………….......

Section 1

1. Fear of crime as a ‘Sponge’. Towards a More Dynamic Understanding of the

Relationship Between Generalized Social Attitudes and Fear of Crime ………………

Stefaan Pleysier and Diederik Cops,

2. Construal Level Theory and Fear of Crime………………………………………............

Ioanna Gouseti and Jonathan Jackson,

3. Madness – Fear and Fascination........................................................................................

Peter Morrall,

4. Media and Fear of Crime: An Integrative Model…………………………......................

Derek Chadee and Mary Chadee,

5. Toward a Social Psychological Understanding of Mass Media and Fear of Crime:

More than Random Acts of Senseless Violence…………………………………………..

Linda Heath, Alisha Patel and Sana Mulla,

6. Globalization & Media: A Mediator Between Terrorism and Fear A Post 9/11

Perspective ………………………………………………………………………………...

Sonia Suchday, Amina Benkhoukha and Anthony

Section 2


  1. Fear of Crime from a Multifocal Perspective: From Impersonal Concerns to Crimophobia-based PSDT…………………………………………………………………….

Frans Willem Winkel, and Maarten J.J. Kunst, L

8. Cross-cultural examinations of fear of crime: The case of Trinidad and the United

States……………………………………………………………………………

Jason Young and Danielle Cohen, and Derek Chadee

9. Fear of Gangs: A Summary and Directions for New Research ………………

Jodi Lane, and James W. Meeker,

10. Mass media, Linguistic Intergroup Bias, and Fear of Crime...............................

Silvia D'Andrea, Michele Roccato, Silvia Russo, and Federica Serafin,

11. Media, Fear of Crime and Punitivity among University Students in Canada and the

United States: A Cross-National Comparison................................................................

Steven Kohm, Courtney A.Waid-Lindberg,

Rhonda R. Dobbs, Michael Weinrath, and Tara O’Connor Shelley,

12. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Video Game? Media Based Moral Panics……………

Christopher J. Ferguson, and Kevin M. Beaver,

Contributors……………………………………………………………………………………….

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