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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Crime Preventionby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners. Readers will be equipped to think in an informed and critical way about what has been and might be done in practice to prevent crime at local and national levels.... more...

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safetyby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety. It will be essential reading for anybody with interests in these fields, and will be the major work of reference on this subject for those engaged in the practice, study or teaching of crime prevention.... more...

  • Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fieldsby Hannah Smithson; Tim Bateman; Leanne Monchuk; Garner Clancey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    ‘Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)’, ‘designing out crime’, ‘safer by design’, ‘secured by design’ or any of the other ‘flavours’ of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... more...

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

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Brings together scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places. This book assesses the effectiveness of criminological interventions using the most rigorous review methodology of the systematic review. more...

  • Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Crime and Terrorism Riskby Leslie W. Kennedy; Edmund F. McGarrell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Crime and Terrorism Risk  is a collection of original essays and articles that presents a broad overview of the issues related to the assessment and management of risk in the new security age. These original articles show how researchers, experts and the public are beginning to think about crime and terrorism issues in terms of a new risk paradigm... more...

  • Praxis-Handbuch Sicherheitsdienstleistungby Adolf Kraheck; Carsten Klauer; Ingo Mews

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 31.31

    Sicherheitsdienstleister werden heutzutage weit über die ursprünglichen Aufgaben des reinen Objektschutzes hinaus gefordert. Diese umfangreichen Aufgaben verlangen ein immer umfangreicheres Fachwissen über Sicherheitsdienstleistungen. Ebenso wichtig ist es, die kaum überschaubare Anzahl von Gesetzen, Vorschriften und Richtlinien zu kennen und sicher... more...

  • Survivalby Hugh C. Mcdonald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Offers a variety of strategies for preventing and avoiding crimes as well as protecting and defending oneself when a victim of assault or suddenly involved in a dangerous situation. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...