Item description for Fear of Crime among Inner-City African Americans (Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship) (Criminal Justice Recent Scholarship) by Yolanda M. Scott...
Scott uses a systemic social-control approach to explain inner-city African Americans' fear of crime from their perspective. Perceptions of neighborhood disorder (intra-community control) and views of local police (extra-community control) predict fear of local violent and property crime. Perceived crime-risk is a mediating factor between these fears and the two systemic factors. The systemic argument was supported: perceived local disorder and negative views of police increased residents' fear of crime. Central to any reduction in inner-city African Americans' fear of crime is their perception that there be strong intra- and extra-community control barriers between themselves and crime.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Release Date Sep 27, 2001
Publisher LFB Scholarly Publishing
ISBN 1931202052 ISBN13 9781931202053