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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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  • Smarter Crime Controlby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 44.99

    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...

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

    Taylor and 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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$ 69.95

    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$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Pre-crimeby Jude McCulloch; Dean Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ?would-be-criminals? and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science ?ction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first in-depth study of pre-crime defines and describes... 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...