Crime Reduction and the Law

Crime Reduction and the Law

by Kate Moss
     
 

ISBN-10: 041535143X

ISBN-13: 9780415351430

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This innovative and pioneering new book explains the multifaceted links between crime reduction and the law and how current British legislation works to improve or hinder crime reduction. Providing a detailed and sustained analysis, Crime Reduction and the Law offers a thorough guide to many of the most contemporary and pressing concerns in the field of crime…  See more details below

Overview

This innovative and pioneering new book explains the multifaceted links between crime reduction and the law and how current British legislation works to improve or hinder crime reduction. Providing a detailed and sustained analysis, Crime Reduction and the Law offers a thorough guide to many of the most contemporary and pressing concerns in the field of crime reduction. It considers social policy, politics and the legislation that surrounds and drives the crime reduction agenda and how specific legislation and the setting of performance targets aids or undermines attempts at crime reduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415351430
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Crime prevention as law : rhetoric or reality?1
2Law and the management of places14
3Local authorities, crime reduction and the law34
4No through road : closing pathways to crime50
5Police performance targets, repeat victimization and crime reduction67
6The law and mental disorder : an uneasy relationship88
7Paedophilia prevention and the law113
8Crime as pollution : proposal for market-based incentives to reduce crime externalities135
9Managing offenders and reducing crime : government responses to persistent offenders and the development of the national offender management service156
10The future of crime reduction174

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