Fear of crime changing youths' lifestyles: Poll

January 1996
Jet;1/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p4
Reports that teenagers are victims of crime more than any other group in the United States, and that as a result, fear and violence are affecting their behavior, school performance and changing their expectations. Louis Harris & Associates' poll of 2,000 teenagers; Study commissioned by the Teens, Crime and the Community Program.


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