The Prevention of Crime

Editor/Author Elliott, Delbert and Fagan, Abigail
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.25
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $90.38
ISBN: 978-1-118-84359-8
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Prevention of Crime provides a unique and comprehensive overview of effective crime prevention programs, strategies and policies, demonstrating how criminological theories, research, and practice are interrelated.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Companion Website
  • Section I: Introduction to Crime Prevention
  • 1. The Goals and Logic of Crime Prevention
  • 2. A Brief History of Crime Prevention
  • Section II: The Foundations of Crime Prevention
  • 3. How Theory and Research Inform the Science and Practice of Crime Prevention
  • 4. Evaluation Science
  • 5. Establishing a Standard for Judging Intervention Effectiveness
  • Section III: What Works to Prevent Crime?
  • 6. Situational and Legal Crime Prevention Practices, Programs, and Policies
  • 7. Contextual Interventions
  • 8. Individual‐Level Crime Prevention: Preventing the Onset of Crime
  • 9. Individual‐Level Crime Prevention: Reducing the Continuity of Offending
  • Section IV: Crime Prevention in Practice
  • 10. Selecting and Implementing Effective Crime Prevention Practices, Programs, and Policies
  • 11. Implementation Science: Taking Effective Crime Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies to Scale
  • 12. The Future of Crime Prevention
  • Glossary