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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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  • Smarter Crime Controlby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99

    In the wake of headline-grabbing mass murders and other controversial crimes, public officials and communities alike are searching for ways to best deal with crime ? both minor and major. Here, Waller highlights best practices as shown by scores of studies, underscores the need for better preventions, and details the best innovations in the reduction... more...

  • 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...

  • Fraktale Sicherheitenby Verena Schreiber

    transcript 2014; US$ 32.97

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crime-free Housing in the 21st Centuryby Barry Poyner

    Taylor & Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This book sets out to investigate the relationship between crime and the design and planning of housing, and to produce practical recommendations to help architects and planners to reduce crime. It builds upon and updates research originally published in Crime Free Housing (1991), providing an easily accessible, high quality and well presented account... more...

  • Governing Securityby Clifford D. Shearing; Les Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    Government has been radically transformed over the past few decades. These transformations have been mirrored in, and often prefigured by, changes in the governance of security - mentalities, institutions, technologies and practices used to promote secure environments. This book traces the nature of these governmental changes by looking at security.... 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...

  • Eyes Everywhereby Aaron Doyle; Randy Lippert; David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While there is sometimes fierce debate about their introduction,... 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...

  • 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...