Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of Research

Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of Research

by Michael Tonry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226808106

ISBN-13: 9780226808109

Pub. Date: 08/28/1990

Publisher: University of Chicago Press Journals

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:
9780226808109
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Series:
Crime and Justice: A Review of Research Series, #13
Edition description:
1
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.43(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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