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Word count: 9,987 (including title, abstract, keywords, references and footnotes) Revise and resubmit: British Journal of Criminology Functional Fear and Public Insecurities about Crime Abstract Fear of crime is widely seen as an unqualified social ill, yet might some level of emotional response comprise a natural defence against crime? This paper differentiates between a dysfunctional worry that erodes quality of life and a functional worry that motivates vigilance and routine precaution. Adoi:10.1093/bjc/azp059 fatcat:hl7w7sssrfhkzizoyyanja65ca