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ERIC Number: EJ526727
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7642
Mass Media and the Fear of Crime.
Heath, Linda; Gilbert, Kevin
American Behavioral Scientist, v39 n4 p379-86 Feb 1996
Provides an overview of the research on mass media effects on perceptions of crime danger, personal fear of crime, and reactions to crime risk. Discovers that mass media effects involve a number of variables and moderators. These include audience characteristics, degree and type of coverage, and location. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Gerbner (G)