The Resource Crime prevention in the 21st century : insightful approaches for crime prevention initiatives, Benoit Leclerc, Ernesto U. Savona, editors

Crime prevention in the 21st century : insightful approaches for crime prevention initiatives, Benoit Leclerc, Ernesto U. Savona, editors

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Crime prevention in the 21st century : insightful approaches for crime prevention initiatives
Title
Crime prevention in the 21st century
Title remainder
insightful approaches for crime prevention initiatives
Statement of responsibility
Benoit Leclerc, Ernesto U. Savona, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
This volume brings together a series of original contributions made by international experts dedicated to guiding efforts in preventing crime. The collection is divided into seven sections that cover cutting edge approaches to crime prevention: 1) the offenders{u2019} perspective on crime prevention2) crime script analysis 3) crime mapping and spatial analysis4) social network analysis5) agent-based modelling6) crime-proofing legislations 7) technologies of crime preventionEach section includes one theoretical chapter to introduce the research approach followed by a series of empirical/applied contributions. The theoretical chapter aims to introduce and explain the approach of interest and discusses under which circumstances this strategy could best assist crime prevention. The objective of empirical/applied contributions is simply to showcase how these approaches can be apply.This collection can be seen as the end result of the convergence of novel ideas and analytical skills in the area of crime and crime prevention worldwide. It will be of interest to researchers in Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as related fields like Sociology and Psychology, Security, Urban Planning, and Public Policy
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N$T
Dewey number
364.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7431
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Crime prevention in the 21st century : insightful approaches for crime prevention initiatives, Benoit Leclerc, Ernesto U. Savona, editors
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; About the Editors; Chapter 1: Crime Prevention in the Twenty-First Century; References; Part I: The Offenders' Perspective on Crime Prevention; Chapter 2: Learning from the Offenders' Perspective on Crime Prevention; Introduction; Situational Crime Prevention; Five Ways to Learn from OBR About SCP; Conducting OBR for the Sake of SCP; References; Chapter 3: Learning About Crime Prevention from Aborted Crimes: Intrapersonal Comparisons of Committed and Aborted Robbery; Introduction; Counterfactual Strategy; The Present Study; Aborted Robberies
  • Recruitment Sample and Interviews; Analysis; Findings; Characteristics of Aborted Robberies; Suggested Mechanisms Potentially Explaining Aborted Robberies; Illustration of Home Robberies; Illustration of Planning Robberies; Subjective Reasons for Aborted Robberies; Presence of Police; Moral Concerns; Bystanders; Physical; Fear of Victims; Co-offenders; Doubt; Discussion; References; Chapter 4: Learning from Offenders: Some Iatrogenic Effect of Crime Prevention Measures; Some Limitations to Learning from Offenders; Learning from Offenders
  • Offender Insights into Process Failures Discussion: What Offenders Can Tell Us About Crime Prevention; References; Part II: Crime Script Analysis; Chapter 5: Script Analysis and the SCRIPT Acronym; Introduction; The Concept of Scripts and the Contribution of Crime Scripts; Offender Self-Report and Crime Specificity; The Strengths of Crime Scripts Using the Acronym of "SCRIPT"; What Is the Future of Script Analysis in Criminology?; References; Chapter 6: An Examination of Sexual Offenses Against Women by Acquaintances: The Utility of a Script Framework for Prevention Purposes
  • Introduction An Overview of Previous Research; Theoretical Background; Rational Choice Approach; Crime Script Analysis; Aims of the Study; Method; Procedure and Sample; Data and Analytic Strategy; Results; Script and Actions; Implications for Prevention; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Chapter 7: Expanding the Script Analytic Approach Using Victim Narratives: Learning About Robberies of Taxi Drivers from the Drivers Themselves; Introduction; Making Taxi Driving Safer and More Secure; Expanding the Script Analytic Approach; Crime Scripts
  • Building Offender Crime Scripts from Victim Accounts Adding Reactive Tactics, Routine Precautions, and Other SCP Measures; Potential-Victim Scripts and Actual-Victim Scripts; Questions to Be Addressed; Methods; Study Site; Sample Selection and Data Collection; Identifying Robbery Events; Building Crime and Daily Activity Tracks; Results; Discussion; Conclusions; References; Part III: Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis; Chapter 8: Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis; What Is Spatial Analysis and Where Does It Come from?; Rational Choice Theory; Routine Activity Theory
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9783319277936
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YBP13141873
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