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The Reasoning Criminologist : Essays in Honour of Ronald V. Clarke.

Author: Nick Tilley; Graham Farrell
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
Series: Crime Science Series.
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This book is a tribute to the work of criminologist Professor Ronald V. Clarke, in view of his enormous and enduring contribution to criminology and crime science. Clarke is best known for his development of the theory and application of situational crime prevention, although he also played a major part in the establishment of the British Crime Survey, in discussions of evaluation methodology, and in improving the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tilley, Nick.
Reasoning Criminologist : Essays in Honour of Ronald V. Clarke.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Named Person: R V G Clarke; R V G Clarke
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Tilley; Graham Farrell
ISBN: 9780203154403 0203154401
OCLC Number: 798533158
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages).
Contents: The Reasoning Criminologist; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Series editor's foreword; Introduction: Ronald V. Clarke --
the quiet revolutionary; 1 Situational crime prevention: the Home Office origins; 2 On being crime specific: observations on the career of R.V.G. Clarke; 3 Ferruginous ducks, low hanging fruit and Ronald V. Clarke's world of crime science; 4 Happy returns: ideas brought back from situational crime prevention's exploration of design against crime; 5 Linking situational crime prevention and focused deterrence strategies. 6 Situational crime prevention makes problem-oriented policing work: the importance of interdependent theories for effective policing7 Ron Clarke's contribution to improving policing: a diffusion of benefits; 8 Vulnerability of evaluators of problem-oriented policing projects; 9 Evaluation for everyday life; 10 Using rational choice and situational crime prevention to inform, interpret, and enhance public surveillance efforts: a three-city study; 11 Spatial displacement and diffusion of crime control benefits revisited: new evidence on why crime doesn't just move around the corner. 12 Suicide and opportunity: implications for the rationality of suicide13 Ron and the Schiphol fly; 14 Exploring the person-situation interaction in situational crime prevention; 15 A rational choice analysis of organized crime and trafficked goods; 16 The structure of angry violence; 17 Extending the reach of situational crime prevention; 18 Contrasting hotspots: did the opportunist make the heat?; 19 Situating situational crime prevention: anchoring a politically palatable crime reduction strategy; Index.
Series Title: Crime Science Series.

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This book is a tribute to the work of criminologist Professor Ronald V. Clarke, in view of his enormous and enduring contribution to criminology and crime science. Clarke is best known for his development of the theory and application of situational crime prevention, although he also played a major part in the establishment of the British Crime Survey, in discussions of evaluation methodology, and in improving the knowledge base and tools for problem-oriented policing. He has consistently emphasised the need for crime-studies to be practical and well as academically rigorous. In this major col.

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