The Criminology of Place

Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem
Author: David L. Weisburd,Elizabeth R. Groff,Sue-Ming Yang
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199928630
Category: Social Science
Page: 272
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Based on a 16-year longitudinal study of crime in Seattle, Washington.

The Future of Criminology


Author: Rolf Loeber,Brandon C. Welsh
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199917957
Category: Law
Page: 304
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The Future of Criminology takes stock of the major advances and developments that have taken place in the past several decades and asks where the field of criminology is headed. In thirty-three brief essays, the field's leading scholars provide their views into the future of what needs to be done in research, policy, and practice in the discipline.

The Criminal Act

The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory
Author: M. Andresen,G. Farrell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137391324
Category: Social Science
Page: 273
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This volume provides a unique collection of essays in honour of the work of Marcus Felson and his notable contribution to routine activity theory, environmental criminology and the discipline more broadly. Chapter 5 of this book is open access under a CC BY license.

Crime Prevention

Principles, Perspectives and Practices
Author: Adam Sutton,Adrian Cherney,Rob White
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107663458
Category: Social Science
Page: 276
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Crime Prevention: Principles, Perspectives and Practices is a concise, comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of crime prevention. The authors contend that crime prevention strategies should include both social prevention and environmental prevention. It embraces these strategies as an alternative to policing, criminal justice and 'law and order'. Part I presents an overview of the history and theory of crime prevention, featuring chapters on social prevention, environmental prevention and evaluation. Part II explores the practice of crime prevention and the real life challenges of implementation, including policy making, prevention in public places, dealing with social disorder and planning for the future. Crime Prevention provides readers with an understanding of the political dimension of crime prevention and the ability to critically analyse prevention techniques. It is essential reading for undergraduate students of criminology, crime prevention and public policy.

Place Matters


Author: David Weisburd,Cody W. Telep,Breanne Cave,Kate Bowers,John E. Eck,Gerben Bruinsma,Charlotte Gill,Elizabeth Groff,Julie Hibdon,Joshua C. Hinkle,Shane D. Johnson,Brian Lawton,Cynthia Lum,Jerry Ratcliffe,George Rengert,Travis Taniguchi
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702952X
Category: Political Science
Page: 200
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The book summarizes what we know about crime and place, and provides an agenda for future research in this area.

Policing in Israel

Studying Crime Control, Community, and Counterterrorism
Author: Tal Jonathan-Zamir,David Weisburd,Badi Hasisi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498722571
Category: Computers
Page: 277
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"It is hoped that, through this series, it will be possible to accelerate the process of building knowledge about policing and help bridge the gap between the two worldsthe world of police research and police practice. This is an invitation to police scholars and practitioners across the world to come and join in this venture."Dilip K. Das, PhD,

Understanding Crime

Concepts, Issues, Decisions
Author: Joseph F. Sheley
Publisher: Thomson
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 237
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The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology & Police Science


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crime
Page: N.A
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Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment


Author: David Levinson
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780761922582
Category: Social Science
Page: 2104
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"The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment provides the much-needed practices, policies, and research and will be of interest to students, teachers, and the general reader alike. This work should be on the shelves of all libraries with collections in the social sciences." Larry E. Sullivan, Ph.D. Chief Librarian, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Crime. It started with Cain and Abel, and it won’t end with the Sopranos. Our fascination with transgression and its punishment is universal. And now, from Sage – the publisher of criminal justice abstracts and other standards in the field – comes the ultimate reference source on this all-consuming subject: comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-the second. Comprehensive and balanced coverage of: Concepts and theories Correction Law Crimes Methods and statistics National surveys Organizations Police science Social and cultural context Features and benefits: - 100% original content - Broader, more up-to-date coverage than any other source on the market 275 Contributors 425 Signed entries 150 Illustrations Prestigious advisory board overseeing quality 1.5 million words 250 sidebars offering key primary source documents 100 "factoids," spotlighting important, and sometimes startling, information International coverage, with focus on the contemporary United States Chronology, master bibliography, and general index Appendixes: Careers in criminal justice; Professional organizations; Guidance on using the Web to collect accurate information Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment covers the waterfront. Entries include: Broken windows theory Child witness Environmental crime Interpol Media Pathology Prison industry Religion in prison Securities fraud Spectator violence Television Victimization War crimes Wrongful convictions ADVISORY BOARD Anita Blowers University of North Carolina, Charlotte Eve Buzawa University of Massachusetts, Lowell Ric Curtis John Jay College of Criminal Justice Harry Dammer Niagara University Obi Ebbe University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Frank Horvath Michigan State University Phyllis Schultze Rutgers University Larry Sullivan John Jay College of Criminal Justice