Download Imagination for Crime Prevention (Crime Prevention Studies) (Crime Prevention Studies) epub
by Kate J. Bowers,Shane D. Johnson,Michael Townsley,Graham Farrell
The role of imagination in devising creative approaches to preventing crime, as exemplified in the career of British criminologist Ken Pease, is celebrated in volume 21 of Crime Prevention Studies. Professor Pease s hundreds of published works include pioneering studies of repeat victimization, situational crime prevention, victimization surveys, crime displacement, predicting crime futures, crime science, and many other topics. In tribute to Dr. Pease, colleagues and former students have contributed 13 chapters that build upon his groundbreaking research.The co-editors introduction provides a humorous prospective obituary that recounts highlights in the distinguished career of Ken Pease. The chapter by Nick Tilley and Gloria Laycock credits Dr. Pease with laying the groundwork for the new approach known as Crime Science, which strives to bring the methods and findings of the sciences to crime prevention, reduction and detection. Paul Ekblom suggests ways to enrich the concept of the offender in rational offending models of crime. Per-Olof Wikstrom examines pitfalls in interagency crime prevention efforts and discusses the need for a more knowledge-based approach to prevention.David Farrington, Trevor Bennett and Brandon Welsh evaluate an unsuccessful closed-circuit television project intended to prevent city center crimes. Shane Johnson and Kate Bowers conceptualize a new method to predict the crime of burglary. John Eck, Ronald Clarke and Rob Guerette document the prevention-related benefits of identifying crime-prone risky facilities. Michael Townsley and Graham Farrell extend the concept of repeat victimization to offenses against prison inmates.
Politics & Government
Kate J. Bowers,Shane D. Johnson,Michael Townsley,Graham Farrell
Criminal Justice Pr (February 8, 2007)
lit doc rtf docx