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Published: 20 December 2016

208 Pages | 1 b/w illus., 8 graphs, 3 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719096068

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Everyday Security Threats

Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores citizens' perceptions and experiences of security threats, what sorts of issues diverse publics find threatening, and whether they agree with - or indeed are aware of - governments' attempts to make them feel more 'secure'
  • Based on extensive original fieldwork including a large sample survey and twenty focus groups across six British cities
  • Develops an innovative post-positivist methodological framework drawing on quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Synthesises insights from perspectives in international security studies and political psychology

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