oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Fear of crime among the elderly in the Cape Peninsula
|Article Title||Fear of crime among the elderly in the Cape Peninsula|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Human Sciences Research Council|
|Publication Date||Jan 1992|
|Pages||16 - 26|
|Keyword(s)||Actual threat, Assault, Burglary, Changed life-style, Homicide, Household larceny, Increase in perceived vulnerability, Motor vehicle theft, Perceived threat, Personal larceny, Rape, Research method, Robbery and Victimisation incident|
Fear of criminal victimisation has been the subject of research and study by criminologists for more than two decades. Researchers have been particularly interested in descriptionbing and explaining the observable differences in levels of fear between groups, such as between males and females and between young and old.
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