Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

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This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety. It will be essential reading for anybody with interests in these fields, and will be the major work of reference on this subject for those engaged in the practice, study or teaching of crime prevention. The book provides a detailed overview of the main theories and perspectives informing crime prevention policy and practice, and includes chapters covering efforts to address a number of the main types of crime problem. It also includes chapters relating to research methodologies used in conducting and evaluating crime prevention initiatives.

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  • Paperback | 808 pages
  • 168 x 246 x 48mm | 1,401.61g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Willan Publishing
  • Cullompton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1843921464
  • 9781843921462
  • 460,757

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Author Information

Nick Tilley is Professor of Sociology at Nottingham Trent University and Visiting Professor at the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science at UCL.

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'Preventing crime and increasing community safety has never been higher on the political or professional radar. This handbook is very timely and very comprehensive just what police officers, policy makers, students, community safety partnerships and communities need to guide good decisions and give clear insights in a complex field.' - Peter Neyroud, Chief Constable of Thames Valley and Vice President of the Association of Chief Police Officers 'This Handbook contains chapters by many stars in the field. These are excellent writers with something unique to say.' - Professor Marcus Felsen, Rutgers University 'This wide-ranging and impressive book provides an excellent and timely contribution of our understanding of an important and growing field. It will be an indispensable guide and resource for students of, and all those interested in, crime prevention and community safety.' - Professor Adam Crawford, University of Leeds

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