Inventing Fear of Crime

Social science

Murray Lee

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 232 pages

File size: 752 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

As fear of crime has grown in society, it has become of increasing concern for criminologists, policy makers, politicians, police and the media. This book traces the historical emergence of the fear of crime concept, addresses the issue of fear of crime and political rationality, and analyses fear of crime as a tactic or technique of government. It is essential reading on one of the key issues in government and politics in contemporary society.