Ethical and Social Perspectives on Situational Crime Prevention

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Andrew Von Hirsch, David Garland, Alison Wakefield
Hart Publishing, 2000 - Law - 230 pages
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Situational crime prevention has drawn increasing interest in recent years, yet the debate has looked mainly at whether it 'works' to prevent crime. Little attention has been paid to how it alters conceptions and strategies of crime prevention in modern society, and to the ethical questions concerning its potential impact on freedom and privacy.
  

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Contents

Ideas Institutions and Situational Crime Prevention
1
Some Ethical Dimensions
17
An Ethical Commentary
37
The Ethics of Public Television Surveillance
59
Andrew von Hirsch
77
Situational Prevention Criminology and Social Values
97
Social Values and Social Viewpoints
113
Changing Situations and Changing People
147
For a Sociological Theory of Situations Or How Useful
175
Situational Crime Prevention Urban Governance and Trust Relations
193
Routine Activity Theory
215
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