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Crime Prevention
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Crime Prevention (Hardback)

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Prevention curtails freedom: cancer prevention entails not smoking; accident prevention entails putting pills in childproof containers; crime prevention entails not stealing things and hitting people. Prevention is usually seen as quite unexciting. Preventive medicine is less dramatic than surgery, crime prevention than detection. However, people doing less of one thing are free to do more of another: obesity prevention makes exercise possible and crime prevention frees up time, money and energy to invest elsewhere.











This book seeks to enliven the topic of crime prevention by looking at pro-social behaviour alongside crime, to think of improving the quality of life by both deflecting people from the experience of crime - either as perpetrators, victims, or worried bystanders - and nudging them towards collaborative and altruistic behaviour; by changing things, places and people in ways which push people from crime and pull them towards active citizenship. Research and practice is reviewed taking this wider view of crime prevention.

LawJurisprudence & general issuesCriminology: legal aspectsLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureCriminal justice lawLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureFraudLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureOffences against propertyLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureOffences against public health, safety, orderLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureOffences against the governmentLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureOffences against the personLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureRoad traffic law, motoring offencesLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsCriminal law & procedureTerrorism lawPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyCauses & prevention of crimePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyCorporate crimePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyCriminal investigation & detectionForensic sciencePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyDrugs trade / drug traffickingPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyOrganized crimePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyProbation servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyStreet crime / gun crimePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: censorshipPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adolescentsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adultsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: childrenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsSocial groups: clubs & societiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesConsumerismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesIllness & addiction: social aspectsDrug & substance abuse: social aspectsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesIllness & addiction: social aspectsHIV / AIDS: social aspectsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPolitical correctnessPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial interactionPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: work & labour Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2021 ISBN-13: 9780415614948  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ken Pease is Professor of Criminology at Loughborough University. He is internationally renowned for his work in various areas of crime prevention and criminal justice, and has published articles in over 250 journals and studies. His publications include 'Crime Reduction and Community Safety' in Handbook of Policing, 2nd edition ed. Tim Newburn (Willan, 2008), 'Community Policing and Prediction' in Knowledge Based Policing ed. T. Williamson (Wiley, 2007), and 'Victims and Victimization' in the International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice eds. S. Shoham, O. Beck and M. Kent (Routledge, 2007).

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