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The prevention of crime : social and situational strategies

Author: Dennis P Rosenbaum; Arthur J Lurigio; Robert C Davis
Publisher: Belmont, CA : West/Wadsworth Pub., ©1998.
Series: Contemporary issues in crime and justice series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents a look at the history of crime prevention strategies and policies in the United States. It analyzes the failures of American crime prevention techniques and possible solutions the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis P Rosenbaum; Arthur J Lurigio; Robert C Davis
ISBN: 0534507603 9780534507602
OCLC Number: 38542782
Description: xv, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I The problem of crime control and prevention --
A thirty-year war on crime: finding a place for "crime prevention" --
Part II Community awareness, mobilization, and participation --
Citizen participation in crime prevention: who and why? --
Organizing and empowering the community: collective surveillance programs --
Crime prevention through the mass media --
Part III Fighting back: protecting oneself and one's neighborhood --
Personal defense: protecting oneself from victimization --
Neighborhood defense: community antidrug initiatives --
Part IV Reducing criminal opportunities through environmental modifications --
Crime prevention and the built environment --
Situational crime prevention --
Part V Resource mobilization, partnerships, and social prevention --
Community policing and the co-production of safety --
Strengthening community through youth and family initiatives: the social prevention model --
Part VI Conclusions and policy implications --
Some concluding thoughts on crime prevention.
Series Title: Contemporary issues in crime and justice series.
Responsibility: Dennis P. Rosenbaum, Arthur J. Lurigio, Robert C. Davis.

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SECTION ONE: THE PROBLEM OF CRIME PREVENTION. 1. The Argument for Citizen Involvement and Prevention. SECTION TWO: COMMUNITY AWARENESS, MOBILIZATION, AND SOCIAL CONTROL. 2. Crime Prevention Through Read more...

 
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