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Public Opinion and Crime - Bibliography

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DRESSLER, JOSHUA; THOMPSON, PETER N.; and WASSERMAN, STANLEY. "Effect of Legal Education upon Perceptions of Crime Seriousness: A Response to Rummel v. Estrelle." Wayne Law Review 28 (1982): 1247–1300.

ELLSWORTH, PHOEBE C., and GROSS, SAMUEL R. "Hardening of the Attitudes: Americans' Views on the Death Penalty." Journal of Social Issues 50 (1994): 19–52.

FERRARO, KENNETH F. Fear of Crime: Interpreting Victimization Risk. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.

GRABER, DORIS A. Crime News and the Public. New York: Praeger, 1980.

MAGUIRE, KATHLEEN, and PASTORE, ANN L. Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics—1996. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997.

ROBINSON, PAUL H., and DARLEY, JOHN M. Justice, Liability and Blame. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press, 1995.

SKOGAN, WESLEY G. Disorder and Decline: Crime and the Spiral of Decay in American Neighborhoods. New York: Free Press, 1990.

SKOGAN, WESLEY G., and MAXFIELD, MICHAEL G. Coping with Crime: Individual and Neighborhood Reactions. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage, 1981.

WARR, MARK. "What Is the Perceived Seriousness of Crimes?" Criminology 27 (1989): 795–821.

——. "Public Perceptions and Reactions to Violent Offending and Victimization." In Understanding and Preventing Violence. Volume IV: Consequences and Control. Edited by Albert J. Reiss, Jr. and Jeffrey A. Roth. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994. Pages 1–66.

——. "Poll Trends: Public Opinion on Crime and Punishment." Public Opinion Quarterly 59 (1995): 296–310.

——. "Fear of Crime in the United States: Avenues for Research and Policy." In Crime and Justice 2000: Volume Four, Measurement and Analysis of Crime and Justice. Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Justice, 2000.

WARR, MARK, and STAFFORD, MARK C. "Fear of Victimization: A Look at the Proximate Causes." Social Forces 61 (1983): 1033–1043.

——. "Public Goals of Punishment and Support for the Death Penalty." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 21 (1984): 95–111.

WOLFGANG, MARVIN E.; FIGLIO, ROBERT M.; TRACY, PAUL E.; and SINGER, SIMON I. The National Survey of Crime Severity. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985.

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