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Spaces of (in)security: Media and fear of crime in a local context

Banks, Mark (2005). Spaces of (in)security: Media and fear of crime in a local context. Crime, Media, Culture, 1(2) pp. 169–187.

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This paper examines the relationships between media, fear of crime and community attachment. It proposes a new framework for understanding the impacts of media crime images, one that takes into account the geographical embeddedness of the audience within the contexts of reception – a hitherto overlooked variable in reception analysis.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1741-6590
Keywords: media; fear of crime; television; community; sense of place; Manchester;
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 9387
Depositing User: Mark Banks
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:04
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