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By Karen Evans

The dating among crime and neighborhood has a protracted historical past in criminological notion, from the early suggestion of the criminogenic group built via the Chicago sociologists via to varied crime prevention versions in learn and coverage. This booklet deals an invaluable theoretical evaluate of key techniques to the topic of crime and neighborhood and considers the ways that those were utilized in additional functional settings.

Written through a professional within the box and drawing on a number of overseas case experiences from Europe, North the US, Australia and Asia, this ebook explores either why and the way crime and group were associated and the results in their courting inside of criminology and crime prevention coverage. issues coated within the publication include:

  • the various crime prevention paradigms which were utilised within the 'fight opposed to crime',

  • the flip to group in crime prevention coverage, which happened in the course of the Eighties within the united kingdom and US and its next improvement,

  • the specific theoretical and ideological underpinnings to crime prevention paintings in and with diversified groups,

  • the importance and influence of worry of crime on crime prevention coverage,

  • different institutional responses to operating with neighborhood in crime prevention and group security,

  • the ways that the adventure of the united kingdom and US were translated into the eu context,

  • a comparability among conventional Western responses to the transforming into curiosity in restorative and community-based ways in different areas.

This e-book bargains crucial analyzing for college students taking classes on crime and group, crime prevention and neighborhood defense, and group corrections.

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