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  • The Future of Criminologyby Rolf Loeber; Brandon C. Welsh

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 30.99

    The Future of Criminology takes stock of the major advances and developments that have taken place in the past several decades and asks where the field of criminology is headed. In thirty-three brief essays, the field's leading scholars provide their views into the future of what needs to be done in research, policy, and practice in the discipline. more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Saving Children from a Life of Crimeby David P. Farrington; Brandon C. Welsh

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 21.99

    After decades of rigorous study in the United States and across the Western world, a great deal is known about the early risk factors for offending. High impulsiveness, low attainment, criminal parents, parental conflict, and growing up in a deprived, high-crime neighborhood are among the most important factors. There is also a growing body of high... more...

  • The [Oxford] Handbook of Crime Preventionby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 57.99

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...

  • Making Public Places Saferby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 22.99

    Making Public Places Safer is the first book to assess the effectiveness and social costs of the most important surveillance methods to prevent crime in public space: CCTV, improved street lighting, security guards, place managers, and defensible space. Importantly, the book goes beyond the question of "Does it work?" and examines the specific conditions... more...

  • Experimental Criminologyby Brandon C. Welsh; Anthony A. Braga; Gerben J. N. Bruinsma

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    The essays in this volume report on new and innovative contributions that experimental criminology is making to basic scientific knowledge and public policy. more...

  • Evidence-Based Crime Preventionby David P. Farrington; Doris Layton MacKenzie; Lawrence W. Sherman; Brandon C. Welsh

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Crime prevention policy and practice is, on the whole, far from objective. Instead of being based on scientific evidence, the crime policy agenda is seemingly driven by political ideology, anecdotal evidence and programme trends. Evidence-Based Crime Prevention seeks to change this by comprehensively and rigorously assessing the existing scientific... more...

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