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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...

  • 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...

  • Criminal Justice Political Culturesby Tim Newburn; Richard Sparks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. These developments call attention not just to the many points of convergence in the languages and practices of crime... more...

  • Crime, Risk Justiceby Kevin Stenson; Robert R Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Crime control has risen rapidly up the social and political agendas to become a central feature of western societies. As inequalities in society have increased, so the actual and perceived risks of crime and other social ills have grown rapidly for all sections of society. Crime has become a central issue to governments, and no longer just a technical... more...

  • Crime Reduction Problem-oriented Policingby Karen Bullock; Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Problem-oriented policing has been one of the most significant new approaches to policing and crime reduction in recent years, and in the UK significant funding was provided to a variety of projects adopting a problem solving methodology in both policing and crime prevention and reduction partnerships as part of the government's Crime Reduction Programme.... more...

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention Community Safetyby Taylor and Francis

    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...