Female Students’ Fear of Crime and It’s Correlation with the Environmental Features of the Campus
Keywords:College campus, fear of crime, crime occurrence, environmental characteristics
The purpose of this study is to create safer campus outdoor spaces for female students during the night. For this, a literature review, a mapping survey of criminally vulnerable spots, and a questionnaire were carried out to derive the environmental characteristics affecting the fear of crime and to measure the fear of crime felt by female students at the outdoor spaces of campus. Based on the survey, the correlation between the fear of crime of female students and environmental characteristics of outdoor spaces was analyzed. This study is significant in suggesting ways to alleviate the female studentsâ€™ fear of crime in the college campus.
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