Crime Prevention and the Built Environment

ISBN-10: 0415373255
ISBN-13: 9780415373258
Edition: 2007
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Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

He is senior staff officer at Guideposts magazine and author of Abingdon's best-selling children's book, Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect. He and his wife, and their two sons, live in Rye, New York.

List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Introduction
Crime prevention and the built environment
Fear of crime
Our approach to this book
The structure of this book
Concluding remarks
The theory
Classical theories of place-based crime prevention
Introduction
Organising issues and questions
Defensible space
Crime prevention through environmental design
Situational crime prevention
Environmental criminology
Target hardening and crime displacement issues
Future development of place-based crime prevention theory
Conclusions
Emerging concepts and trends affecting place-based crime prevention theory and practice
Introduction
Space syntax theory
New urbanism
Gated communities
Premises liability
Conclusions
The practice
A global perspective on integrating crime prevention into planning systems
Introduction
Crime prevention in the planning literature
Planning for crime prevention in the European Union
Planning for crime prevention in African cities
Crime prevention and the English planning system
Crime prevention and planning systems in the United States
Conclusions
Some UK police perspectives on the process of planning for crime prevention
Introduction
The Police Architectural Liaison Service in Britain
Working relationships between ALOs and planners
Stephen Town - ALO, Bradford
Peter Knowles - ALO, Bedfordshire
Conclusions
Crime prevention and urban regeneration - developing practice in the United Kingdom
Introduction
The development of urban regeneration policy in the United Kingdom
The work of Sheffield First for Safety/Sheffield First Safer Communities Partnership
The Blackthorn CASPAR Project, Northampton
Conclusions
The development of place-based anti-terrorism strategies in the United States
Introduction
Definitions
A brief history of terrorism
Some anti-terrorist theories and orientations
Place-based crime prevention strategies and anti-terrorist planning and design
Two examples of place-based anti-terrorism applications
Conclusions
The application of new technologies to place-based crime prevention
Introduction
Tools for access control
Micro-level access control technology
Tools to mark territory
Tools to aid surveillance
Crime tracking, analytic and modelling systems
Data mining: a new form of surveillance
Future technologies
Conclusions
Conclusions
Conclusions
Introduction
The theories revisited
The practice revisited
Some ways forward
Towards a research agenda
Conclusions
Notes
References
Index

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