Young victims of street crime in an East London borough.

Porteous, David and Chatwin, Caroline and Martin, Denise and Goodman, Anthony (2007) Young victims of street crime in an East London borough. Safety Communities, 6 (3). pp. 29-35. ISSN 2042-8774

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Abstract

In 2007, seven young people were murdered in London alone, four of them under 16, so there is a pressing need to find out from young people about their experiences and fears in respect of crime as well as their views on how their personal safety can be enhanced. This article discusses the findings of a study of victimisation among young people in an East London borough. Although modest and not necessarily representative, the findings of this study are important because of the relative absence of research into children and young people as victims of crime.

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Research Areas:School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
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