Crime, Policing and Place

Crime, Policing and Place : Essays in Environmental Criminology

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 18.29mm | 452g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138867039
  • 9781138867031

Table of contents

Introduction Part I: Methodologies and Sources 1. Explanations of Crime and Place Anthony E. Bottoms, University of Cambridge and Paul Wiles, University of Sheffield 2. Left Realism and the Spatial Study of Crime David J. Evans, Staffordshire Polytechnic 3. Local Area Crime Profiles: Neighbourhood Crime Patterns in Context R. Norman Davidson, University of Hull and Trevor Locke, Coventry City Council 4. Is There a Role for Spatial Information Systems in Formulating Multi-Agency Crime Prevention Strategies? Ian Heywood, University of Salford, Neil Hall, Northumbria Police Force and Peter Redhead, Gateshead Multi-Agency Crime Prevention Part II: Crime and Policing: Spatial Patterns and Social Processes 5. Where Criminals Live: A Study of Budapest Janos Ladanyi, University of Economics, Budapest 6. The Journey to Crime: Conceptual Foundations and Policy Implications George F. Rengert, Temple University, Philadelphia 7. Housing Markets and Residential Community Crime Careers: A Case Study from Sheffield Anthony E. Bottoms, University of Cambridge, Ann Claytor and Paul Wiles, both of the University of Sheffield 8. Crime Awareness and Urban Neighbourhoods David Herbert and Judy Darwood, both of the University of Wales at Swansea 9. Different Worlds: The Spatial, Temporal and Social Dimension of Female Victimisation Kate Painter, University of Manchester 10. A Place for Every Crime and Every Crime in its Place: An Alternative Perspective on Crime Displacement Robert Barr, University of Manchester and Ken Pease, University of Saskatchewan 11. Policing the Underworld: Towards the Global Village Michael Levi, University of Wales at Cardiff 12. Police Practices and Crime Rates in the Lower World: Prostitution in Vancouver John Lowman, Simon Fraser University, Canada Part III: Crime and Policing: Policy Perspectives 13. Changing Perspectives on Crime Prevention: The Role of Information and Structure Kevin Heal, Home Office Crime Prevention Unit, London 14. Themes and Variations in Neighbourhood Watch Trevor Bennett, University of Cambridge 15. Initiatives in Policing London's Brixton Since the 1981 Riots David Mitchell, University of Edinburgh 16. Towards Locally Sensitive Policing: Politics, Participation and Power in Community/Place Consultation Nicholas R. Fyfe, University of Strathclydeshow more