Crime and Planning

ISBN-10: 1439871663

ISBN-13: 9781439871669

Edition: 2012

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Presenting the first comprehensive discussion of the interconnections between urban planning, criminal victimization, and crime prevention, this book aims to provide planners with the tools and knowledge necessary to minimize the impact of crime on communities with the goal of creating socially sustainable communities. The text begins with an introduction to crime patterns and then offers urban planning tools that reduce opportunities for crime, seeking to improve planning policy. The author also includes case studies to illustrate what has already worked in real-world communities.
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Book details

List price: $66.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 11/7/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 205
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
About the Author
Introduction
Why a Disconnect?
Crime, Planning, and Sustainability
Structure of This Book
Endnotes
A Brief Overview of Crime and Crime Issues
Major Issues in Crime and Urban Planning
Connectivity
Mixed Land Use
Zoning
Transit-Oriented Developments
Parks, Pedestrian Trails, and Greenways
Conclusion
Endnotes
Redefining Sustainability
Redefining and Refocusing Sustainable Communities
Endnotes
Integrating Crime Prevention into a Socially Sustainable Planning Program
Current Crime-Prevention Planning Programs
Integrating Crime Prevention into the Everyday Planning Process
Cooperation
Efficient and Consistent Process
Participation
Context
Eliminate Opportunities
Balance
Tools for Understanding Context
The Neighborhood Impact Statement Model
NIS Example
Design Guidance
Connectivity
Mixed Land Use
Transit-Oriented Developments
Parks, Pedestrian Trails, and Greenways
Conclusion
Endnotes
Planning Policy and Socially Sustainable Communities
Smart Growth
Form-Based Codes
Suburban Retrofitting
Conclusion
Endnotes
Case Studies
Residential Neighborhood Case Study
Housing
Street Network
Land Use and Zoning
Crime Patterns
Retail District Case Study
Endnotes
Appendix
Index
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