Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety (2nd Ed.)

Coordinators: Tilley Nick, Sidebottom Aiden

Language: Anglais
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This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided into five comprehensive parts:

  • Part I, brand new to this edition, is concerned with theoretical perspectives on crime prevention and community safety.
  • Part II considers general approaches to preventing crime, including a new chapter on the theory and practice of deterrence.
  • Part III focuses on specific crime prevention strategies, including a new chapter on regulation for crime prevention.
  • Part IV focuses on the prevention of specific categories of crime and the fear they generate, including new chapters on organised crime and cybercrime.
  • Part V considers the preventative process: the methods through which presenting problems can be analysed, responses formulated and implemented, and their effectiveness evaluated.

Bringing together leading academics and practitioners from the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands, this volume will be an invaluable reference for researchers and practitioners whose work relates to crime prevention and community safety, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in crime prevention.

Preface (Aiden Sidebottom and Nick Tilley)

Part I: Theoretical perspectives on crime prevention and community safety

1. Theories for crime prevention (Nick Tilley and Aiden Sidebottom)

2. Criminology’s first paradigm (Marcus Felson)

3. Community Safety and Crime Prevention: A Critical Reassessment (Peter Squires)

Part II: Approaches to prevention

4. Developmental crime prevention (Ross Homel and Lisa Thomsen)

5. Community crime prevention (Karen Bullock and Nigel Fielding)

6. Seven misconceptions of situational crime prevention (Ron Clarke and Kate Bowers)

7. Preventing repeat and near repeat crime concentrations (Graham Farrell and Ken Pease)

8. Beyond deterrence: Strategies of focus and fairness (David M. Kennedy, Mark A. R. Kleiman and Anthony A. Braga)

9. ‘Forcing the plant’: Desistance from crime and crime prevention (Michael Rocque, Wesley Jennings, Turgut Ozkan and Alex Piquero)

Part III: Methods of prevention

10. Crime prevention through product design (Paul Ekblom)

11. Design, crime and the built environment (Rachel Armitage)

12. Designing systems against crime: Introducing leaky systems (Aiden Sidebottom and Nick Tilley)

13. Policing, procedural justice and prevention (Mike Hough, Jon Jackson and Ben Bradford)

14. Regulation and crime prevention (John Eck)

Part IV: Prevention in practice

15. Burglary prevention in practice (Shane Johnson and Kate Bowers)

16. Preventing vehicle crime (Barry Webb and Rick Brown)

17. Business, crime and crime prevention: Emerging debates and future challenges (Matt Hopkins and Martin Gill)

18. Organised crime (Edward Kleemans and Melvin Soudijn)

19. Preventing violent crimes (Mike Maguire, Fiona Brookman and Amanda Robinson)

20. Sexual crimes (Stephen Smallbone and Susan Rayment-McHugh)

21. Cyber crime prevention (Matt Williams and Michael Levi)

22. From fear to understanding: ‘Making’ and managing public reactions to crime, disorder and policing (Martin Innes)

Part V: The preventive process

23. Analysis for intervention (Alex Hirschfield)

24. Deciding what to do: Adopting a problem-oriented approach (Gloria Laycock)

25. Implementation: Partnership and leverage in crime prevention (Peter Homel and Rick Brown)

26. Evaluation and review for lesson learning (John Eck)