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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Crime Preventionby Gordon Hughes

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Explains current and historical debates about crime prevention and social control. This book also offers an original re-framing of the field of crime prevention based on a synthesis of new thinking in social theory. It looks at the contested history of crime prevention in the modern era and considers trends in social control in late modernity. more...

  • Housing, Urban Governance and Anti-Social Behaviourby John Flint

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    This book is the first comprehensive volume exploring an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to provide a range of theoretical perspectives, critical analysis and empirical research findings about the role of housing... more...

  • Asbo Nationby Peter Squires

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    This collection brings together opinion, commentary, research evidence, professional guidance, debate and critique in order to understand the phenomenon of anti-social behaviour. more...

  • Urban Crime Prevention, Surveillance, and Restorative Justiceby Paul Knepper; Jonathan Doak; Joanna Shapland

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    Crime prevention, surveillance, and restorative justice have transformed the response to crime in recent years. Each has had a significant impact on policy, introducing new concepts and reassessing traditional aims and priorities. While such efforts attract a great deal of criminological interest, they tend to be discussed within separate and discrete... more...

  • Attack Proofby John Perkins; Albert S. Ridenhour; Matt Kovsky

    Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 19.95

    Real violence is not like anything you see in the movies or the ring. Ask any street cop or soldier: Real violence is total chaos and cannot be defended against with either patterned technique training or sport fighting. more...

  • Crime Control Communityby Gordon Hughes; Adam Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based crime control in England as a means of examining the... more...