Crime Prevention through Housing Design: Policy and Practice

This book presents a comprehensive review of the impact of residential design on crime focusing upon research, policy and practice both in the UK and internationally, appealing to both academics and practitioners within the fields of crime prevention, urban planning and architecture.

Book contents:

  1. Introduction

  2. Exploring the Theoretical Links between Design and Crime

  3. From Theory to Practice: Reducing Residential Crime through Design in Practice within England and Wales

  4. From Theory to Practice: Consideration of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design within Policy and Guidance (England and Wales)

  5. International Perspectives on Planning for Crime Prevention

  6. The Impact of House Design on Levels of Crime and Fear of Crime

  7. The Impact of Road Layout on Levels of Crime and Fear of Crime

  8. The Impact of Surveillance on Levels of Crime and Fear of Crime

  9. The Impact of Car Parking Design on Levels of Crime and Fear of Crime

  10. Synergies and Tensions between Security and Sustainability

  11. Can Designing Out Crime Interventions Sustain Crime Reduction Benefits?

  12. Conclusion