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Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

Edited by: Nick Tilley

Print publication date:  September  2005
Online publication date:  May  2013

Print ISBN: 9781843921479
eBook ISBN: 9781843926146
Adobe ISBN: 9781134014637

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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.

The book provides a detailed overview of the main theories and perspectives informing crime prevention policy and practice, and includes chapters covering efforts to address a number of the main types of crime problem. It also includes chapters relating to research methodologies used in conducting and evaluating crime prevention initiatives.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction: thinking realistically about crime prevention Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Crime prevention in context Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Seven misconceptions of situational crime prevention Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Developmental crime prevention Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Community crime reduction: activating formal and informal control Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Progress and prospects in the prevention of repeat victimization Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Science in the service of crime reduction Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Designing products against crime Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Planning out crime: the appliance of science or an act of faith? Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Crime prevention and system design Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Complicity, trading dynamics and prevalence in stolen goods markets Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Reducing the capacity to offend: restricting resources for offending Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Using publicity for preventive purposes Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Youth diversion Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Shifting and sharing police responsibility to address public safety problems Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The prevention of domestic burglary Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Preventing vehicle crime Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Business and crime Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Violent and sexual crime Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Drugs and alcohol Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The role of perceptual intervention in the management of crime fear Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Analysis for intervention Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Deciding what to do Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Evaluation for lesson learning Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Partnership and crime prevention Download PDF
Glossary Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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