International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Community Safety, Perceptions, and Psychosocial Factors: A Selective Review
Garry Kidd, Stacey Anderson

Community safety, regardless of setting and specific defining features is now a global concern of significant proportions. In this selective review we consider research that contributes to a broader understanding of individuals’ perspectives and perceived vulnerability to crime and violence. Of interest also are linkages between perceptions, social support, mental health and wellbeing, and cognitive emotion regulation within the contexts of risk, safety, and exposure to violence.

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