Fear

Disruption, Social Capital and Resilience

A Longitudinal and Comparative Approach

Fear-triggering effects of terrorism threats: Cross-country comparison in a terrorism news scenario experiment

Terrorist attacks can instigate widespread and long-lasting fear. Mass media can enforce fear by framing the events and affecting their perceptions. We implemented a news experiment to investigate the fear-triggering effects of different types of …

Does Trust Prevent Fear in the Aftermath of Terrorist Attacks?

This article examines the potentially buffering effect of generalized social trust on fear in the aftermath of terrorist attacks and in situations of terrorist threat. It draws on comparative, longitudinal survey data, examining the cases of the 2011 …