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The international crime drop : new directions in research

Author: J J M van Dijk; Andromachi Tseloni; Graham Farrell
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Crime prevention and security management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on new studies from major European countries and Australia, this exciting collection extends the ongoing debate on falling crime rates from the perspective of criminal opportunity or routine  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J M van Dijk; Andromachi Tseloni; Graham Farrell
ISBN: 9780230302655 0230302653
OCLC Number: 805011681
Description: xxii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: International trends. Global overview : international trends in victimization and recorded crime --
Crime trends in Western Europe according to official statistics from 1990 to 2007 --
The case of Australia and New Zealand --
Trends in violence against women : some good news and some bad news --
The crime drop in 'non-western' countries : a review of homicide data --
Crime analysis and patterns. Underlying patterns within the England and Wales crime drop --
Crime, inequality, and change in England and Wales --
The crime drop in comparative perspective : the impact of the economy and imprisonment on American and European burglary rates --
New perspectives. Security and the drop in car theft in the United States --
Self-limiting crime waves --
The crime drop discourse --
or the illusion of uniform continental trends : Switzerland as a contrasting case --
Crime in the broad sweep of history --
Towards a comprehensive research plan on opportunity theory and the crime falls.
Series Title: Crime prevention and security management.
Responsibility: edited by Jan van Dijk, Professor of Victimology, Human Security and Safety, International Victimology Institute, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, Andromachi Tseloni, Professor of Criminology, Nottingham Trent University, UK, and Graham Farrell, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, Visiting Professor at the School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University.
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