Fear of Violence and Criminality in the Region of Gjilan, Kosovo

Ahmet Maloku

Abstract


It has already passed a long time since the second half of the XX ( twentieth) century, fear of crime has been subjeced to an intensive study of many criminologist. Even today it is difficult to define precisely this notion because we are dealing with something that falls in the domain of subjective perception. Today the fear of violence and crime is considered as a problem, which mostly affects the quality of life not only of individuals but also the wider circle we live in. Many criminologist consider that fear of crime as a bigger problem than the official rate of offenses recorded in modern urban centers. The purpose of this research is to get to know the imensity of this problem compared to official figures, and how some of important factors affect sensivity of Gjialn citizens security in the sense of security of citizens in Gjilan, Kosovo.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n2s5p29


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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