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The Politics and Practice of Situational Crime Prevention

Ross Homel
 
ISBN: 978-1-881798-17-0
$29.95
1996/188 pages
Crime Prevention Studies, Volume 5
A CriminalJusticePress Project

DESCRIPTION

An anthology evaluates programs to reduce crime and disorder related to alcohol and drug abuse in pubs, nightclubs, parks and elsewhere. Case studies are presented from Australia, Europe and North America.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ross Homel is Foundation Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Australia.

CONTENTS

  • Introduction—the Editor.
  • Problems with the Problem-Oriented Approach—D. Gilling.
  • Unintended Consequences of Crime Prevention—P.N. Grabosky.
  • Taking Out the Interesting Bits? Problem Solving and Crime Prevention—A. Sutton.
  • The "Dream" of Multi-Agency Crime Prevention: Pitfalls in Policy and Practice—R. Walters.
  • Situating Crime Prevention: Models, Methods, and Political Perspectives—R. White.
  • Guilt, Shame, and Situational Crime Prevention—R. Wortley.
  • CASE STUDIES: DECISION MAKING OF VIOLENT OFFENDERS.
  • Reducing Opportunities for Violence in Robbery and Propery Crime: The Perspectives of Offenders and Victims—D. Indermaur.
  • An Analysis of the Decision-Making Practices of Armed Robbers—S.A. Morrison and I. O' Donnell.