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Title:
DOES DIRECT VICTIMIZATION REALLY AFFECT WOMEN'S FEAR OF CRIME? A QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN NORTHERN CYPRUS

Authors:
Mualla Koseoglu


Volume - 2 Issue - 12, Pages - 5352-5366

Abstract:
Women's direct victimization and fear of crime are examined in this paper. This study was taken place in Northern Cyprus among 366 women who are older than 18 and are Turkish Cypriot natives.
The aim of the study is analyzing the relationship between women's direct victimization and fear of crime in Northern Cyprus where is thought as a safe country.
A questionnaire was formed by the researcher and applied to 366 women in five major districts of Northern Cyprus.
According to results, a significant relationship was not found between direct victimization and this sample group's fear of crime. This result shows parallelism with some current studies on this issue.

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[Koseoglu, Mualla. "DOES DIRECT VICTIMIZATION REALLY AFFECT WOMEN'S FEAR OF CRIME? A QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN NORTHERN CYPRUS." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 12, 2017, pp. 5352-5366. December.]

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