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Refocusing crime prevention : collective action and the quest for community

Author: Stephen Schneider
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2007.
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"In Refocusing Crime Prevention Stephen Schneider explores the capacity of disadvantaged neighbourhoods to organize around issues related to local crime and disorder. He identifies obstacles to community mobilization, many of which are strongly related to demographic and socio-psychological factors, including low socio-economic status and a lack of local social integration. Other obstacles stem from weaknesses in  Read more...
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Schneider, Stephen, 1963-
Refocusing crime prevention.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007405447
(OCoLC)70839281
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Schneider
ISBN: 9781442684768 1442684763
OCLC Number: 608420528
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 359 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""Part One: Theoretical and Empirical Background""; ""1 Community Crime Prevention: A Theoretical and Empirical Overview""; ""2 Mount Pleasant, Community Crime Prevention, and Participation in Local Collective Action""; ""Part Two: Obstacles to Participation in Community Crime Prevention Programs: Research Findings, Discussion, and Analysis""; ""3 Obstacles to Participation and Collective Action at the Individual Neighbourhood Level""; ""4 Organizational Obstacles to Participation in Community Crime Prevention"" ""5 Structural Obstacles to Collective Action Crime Prevention""""Part Three: Reconceptualizing and Refocusing Community Crime Prevention""; ""6 Community Crime Prevention as Collective Action""; ""7 Crime Prevention through Community Development: An Integrated, Critically Oriented Approach to Local Organizing""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
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