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Preventing crime : a holistic approach

Author: Tore Bjørgo
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
Series: Crime prevention and security management
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Traditional "schools" of crime prevention, like the criminal justice model, social crime prevention or situational crime prevention, have proved to be too narrow and do not combine well with other  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tore Bjørgo
ISBN: 9781137560476 1137560479
OCLC Number: 985451737
Description: xvii, 302 Seiten. : Illustrationen. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword; Lieven Pauwels 1. Introduction: A Comprehensive Model for Preventing Crime 2. Domestic Burglary 3. Violent Youth Gangs 4. Organised Crime Originating from Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs 5. Driving Under the Influence 6. Terrorism 7. The Way Forward: Some Concluding Comments on Application and Evaluation
Series Title: Crime prevention and security management
Responsibility: Tore Bjørgo, Professor of police science, Norwegian Police University College, adjunct research professor, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.


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