Rebuilding Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

Rebuilding Crime Prevention through Environmental Design : Strengthening the links with crime science

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Crime Prevention through Environmental Design is a collection of approaches to deter criminal behaviour though physically altering the built environment in which communities reside. In recent years, the approach has been criticised for duplicating terminology and for failing to integrate successfully with other approaches. This book brings together leading scholars from around the world to consider the theory, terminology, concepts and methods of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, draws on international research and develops new interdisciplinary perspectives. It explores how situational crime prevention and environmental criminological theories relate to those of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design and considers how Crime Science can be reformulated to merge different approaches, or at least articulate them more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138919632
  • 9781138919631

About Rachel Armitage

Paul Ekblom is Professor and Academic Director of the Design Against Crime Research Centre at Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts, London. Rachel Armitage is Professor of Criminology and Associate Director of the Applied Criminology Centre at the University of Huddersfield, more

Table of contents

1. Introduction, Rachel Armitage and Paul Ekblom, 2. Redesigning the Language and Concepts of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - a Specification for an update, Paul Ekblom, 3. Managing Situational and Environmental Crime Prevention: The Unification of Place-Based Crime Theories, Tamara Madensen, 4. Rescuing CPTED from No Man's Land - reconnecting it with Situational Crime Prevention, Architecture and Design, Rachel Armitage and Paul Ekblom, 5. Between the lines of CPTED, SCP and Environmental Criminology: Developing the Theory of Guardianship using Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, Danielle Reynald, 6. The influence of physical attributes of an environment as a potential barrier for law enforcement officers to work efficiently, Thomas Zawisza and Jeffery Walker, 7. Designing crime-free parks: lessons from American and Swedish cities, Ward Adams and Asifa Iqbal, 8. The multiple faces of CPTED and its implications for academia and practice, with a specific focus on South Africa, Tinus Kruger and Karina Landman, 9. Moving Home as a Flight from Crime, Michelle Rogerson and Ken Pease, 10. Simulating CPTED: Computational Models of Crime and the Built Environment, Dan Birks, 11. Commentary One, Bo Gronlund, 12. Commentary Two, Greg Saville, 13. Commentary Three, Paul Cozens, 14. Conclusion, Paul Ekblom and Rachel more