Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety
Willan Publishing, 2005 - Social Science - 782 pages
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 the means and methods used in crime prevention, and how these are applied in practice to the main types of crimes. Finally, the book explores the preventive process itself, looking at analysis, decision-making, evaluation and the role of partnerships in crime prevention.
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