Shopping and Crime

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Springer, Mar 13, 2012 - Social Science - 325 pages
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An interdisciplinary study of retail crime as a cultural phenomenon, drawing on economics, criminology and management to present a comprehensive explanation for the growth in retail thefts. This topical study explores crime prevention as a management issue, using criminomics, a concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests.
 

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Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Shopping and Crime 2 ShoppingandOffending
How Shoplifters Shop the Store
How Much Is Stolen?
Index
Copyright

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JOSHUA BAMFIELD has studied retail consumer and crime trends in Europe and North America for 30 years and has acted as consultant to major retail corporations. He taught management, strategy and industrial economics at Oxford Brookes, UK,before becoming Head of Business at Northampton University. He is Director of the Centre for Retail Research, Nottingham, Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and read PPE at Oxford and Industrial Economics at Nottingham.

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