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  • Surveillance, Capital and Resistanceby Michael McCahill; Rachel L. Finn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book explores how a diverse range of social groups (?school... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance, and those for persons who have already committed crimes. This edition provides research and information on all... more...

  • Opening the Black Boxby Gavin J. D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern conducts and to protect properties. Vast expenditure... more...

  • Fraktale Sicherheitenby Verena Schreiber

    transcript 2014; US$ 33.56

    Quer durch alle gesellschaftlichen Bereiche besitzt das Konzept der Prävention ein hohes Maß an Akzeptanz. Das Bedürfnis nach Sicherheit tritt besonders in der kommunalen Kriminalprävention in Erscheinung und konkretisiert sich dort in Form eines Konglomerats aus diskursiver Wahrheitsproduktion und ortsgebundenen Alltagspraktiken. Im Anschluss an Michel... more...

  • Crime, Disorder and Community Safetyby Roger Matthews; John Pitts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent developments in relation to a number of specific groups - the... 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...

  • Planning for Crime Preventionby Ted Kitchen; Richard H Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95

    Crime and the fear of crime are issues high in public concern and on political agendas in most developed countries. This book takes these issues and relates them to the contribution that urban planners and participative planning processes can make in response to these problems. Its focus is thus on the extent to which crime opportunities can be prevented... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Daniel Gilling

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reducing Crimeby Amanda Perry; Cynthia McDougall; David P. Farrington

    Wiley 2006; US$ 177.95

    Amanda e. Perry is a forensic psychologist working as a research fellow for the Centre for Criminal Justice Economics and Psychology at the University of York. Amanda has worked in academia, healthcare and forensic settings. Her specialist areas of interest are: systematic review and evaluation of research methodology, screening and assessment for... more...

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

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    A project of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, this book brings together the scientific evidence on what works best for a range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places. It assesses the effectiveness of criminological interventions. more...