Crime Prevention

ISBN-10: 1449615937
ISBN-13: 9781449615932
Edition: 2013
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List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Sue Shortland is senior lecturer in HRM, London Metropolitan University.David Mackey spent 19 years with Unisys prior to setting up his own consultancy. As a freelance trainer he has developed and delivered customised training for many large organisations. David's commercial experience was initially developed in the high-pressure environment of computer sales to international 'blue-chip' companies. David started his consultancy, Client & Customer Focus in 1993. The consultancy designs and facilitates programmes of business process and skill for client account management, sales, marketing, management and personal development.

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Introduction to Crime Prevention
Introduction
Costs of Crime
Theoretical Foundations of Crime Prevention
Research Designs
Sample Tools in Crime Prevention Through Design
Legislative Efforts and Crime Prevention
Conclusion
Crime Prevention and Youth
Internet Resources for Crime Prevention
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Primary Interventions: Crime Prevention in the Family and Schools
Introduction
Family-Based Crime Prevention
School-Based Crime Prevention
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Policing and Crime Prevention
Introduction
History of Law Enforcement Crime Prevention Strategies
Early Prevention Approaches
Modern Prevention Approaches
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Guns and Crime: Crime Facilitation Versus Crime Prevention
Introduction
The Scope of Firearm Ownership in the United States
America's Gun Culture
Purposes of Firearms
The Gun-Crime Nexus
Firearm Legislation
Focusing on Illegal Markets and Criminal Activities
Conclusion
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Problem-Oriented Policing and Open-Air Drug Markets: Examining the Rockford Pulling Levers Deterrence Strategy
Introduction
Method and Study Setting
Results
Discussion
Summary
Appendix A
Key Terms
Notes
References
Preventing Terrorism
Introduction
Goals of Terrorism
Post-9/11 America
The Post-Osama Bin Laden Era of Terrorism
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
References
Technology and Crime Prevention
Introduction
Social Control and Cyber-Crime Prevention
Web-Based Victimization
Internet Crime and Property
Emerging Issues: Crime, Deviance, and Virtual Worlds
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Spatial Analysis of Property Crimes, Foreclosure, and Other Socioeconomic Variables: An Examination of Garfield Heights, Ohio
Introduction
Background
Garfield Heights Overview
Materials and Methods
Results
Conclusions
Acknowledgments
References
Employing Surveillance in Situational Crime Prevention
Introduction
Crime Prevention Theories and Surveillance
Autonomy and Surveillance
Illustrative Hypotheses for Surveillance
Technology and Surveillance Applications in Crime Prevention
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
The "X-Rated X-Ray": Reconciling Fairness, Privacy, and Security
Technology
Legal Criteria for Evaluation
Ethical Criteria for Evaluation
Theoretical Criteria for Evaluation
The Context of Scanning Technology
Discussion
Key Terms
References
Sentencing Philosophies and Intermediate Sanctions
Introduction
Goals of Modern Sentencing
Capital Punishment
Intermediate Sanctions
Reintegrative Sanctions
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Promising Programs for Delinquency Prevention and the Rehabilitation of Juvenile Offenders
Introduction
Juveniles at High Risk for Offending and Juvenile Offenders
Creation of the Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice and the Impact of the "Get-Tough" Approach
Juvenile Treatment Programs
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Adult Offender Recidivism Reduction Programs
Introduction
Prison-Based Recidivism Reduction Programs
Community-Based Recidivism Reduction Programs
Conclusion
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Prevention of Sex Offenses and Sex Offenders
Introduction
Overview of Sex Offenders
Measurement and Rates of Sexual Offenses
Risk Management of Sex Offenders
The Issue of Recidivism
Theoretical Explanations of Sex Offending
Prevention of Sexual Offenses
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Notes
References
Preventing White-Collar Crime
Introduction
The 2008 U.S. Economic Crisis
Data Problem
Theory Problem
A Choice Model of White-Collar Offending
Sentencing
Recent Changes in White-Collar Crime Law
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Preventing Crimes Against Special Populations
Introduction
Crime Prevention and the Elderly
Crime Prevention and the Homeless
Crime Prevention and the Mentally Ill
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Introduction to Comparative Issues of Crime Prevention
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Life on the Atoll: Singapore Ecology as a Neglected Dimension of Social Order
Procedures
Findings
Discussion
Key Terms
References
Lessons Learned About Low Crime Rates in Japan: Field Notes from Interviews with Japanese Police Officers
Introduction
Review of the Literature
Setting and Procedures
Data Analysis and Discussion
Conclusion
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
References
Nash in Najaf: Game Theory and Its Applicability to the Iraqi Conflict
Flashback to Logic 101: The Prisoner's Dilemma
Game Theory 101: A Primer
Achieving Equilibrium: "Can't We All Just Get Along?"
Corruption Between Players: The Simple Form Game and the Iraqi Conflict
U.S. Interests in Iraq: The Extensive Form Game
Conclusions: Where Do We Go from Here?
Notes
Name Index
Subject Index

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