Crime and Justice

Crime and Justice

by Michael Tonry
     
 

Building a Safer Society transcends national and disciplinary boundaries to summarize what is known about different strategic approaches to crime prevention. Some strategies include preventing criminal potential in high-risk groups, changing social conditions that influence crime, and reducing opportunities for the occurrence of crime. The contributors explore various… See more details below

Overview

Building a Safer Society transcends national and disciplinary boundaries to summarize what is known about different strategic approaches to crime prevention. Some strategies include preventing criminal potential in high-risk groups, changing social conditions that influence crime, and reducing opportunities for the occurrence of crime. The contributors explore various methods of developmental, community, and situational prevention, as well as traditional law enforcement tactics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226808512
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Crime and Justice: A Review of Research Series, #27
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Strategic Approaches to Crime Prevention1
Community Crime Prevention21
Situational Crime Prevention91
Developmental Crime Prevention151
Public Health and Criminal Justice Approaches to Prevention237
Preventing Retail-Sector Crimes263
Preventing Substance Abuse343
Preventing City-Center Street Crimes429
Preventing Repeat Victimization469
Implementing Crime Prevention535
Evaluating Crime Prevention585
Index663

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