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Taking a Bite Out of Crime
The Impact of the National Citizens' Crime Prevention Media Campaign



October 1996 | 168 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This accessibly written book presents a case study of a major United States initiative aimed at increasing public awareness of how citizens can protect themselves and others from crime. It examines the development and content of the 14-year long campaign and evaluates its impact on the public. The state-of-the-art data presented from this extensive survey on the public's perceptions, attitudes and behaviours with respect to crime leads to the authors providing excellent recommendations for future campaigns.
 
Crime Prevention and Information Campaigns
 
The National Citizens' Crime Prevention Media Campaign
 
Citizens, Crime, and Crime Prevention
 
Community Uses of and Reactions to the Campaign
 
How Citizens Responded to the Campaign
 
Campaign Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness
 
Conclusions and Recommendations

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