Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. Bringing together leading academics and practitioners from the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands, this volume will be an invaluable reference for researchers and practitioners whose work relates to crime prevention and community safety, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in crime prevention.

Book contents:

  1. Theory for crime prevention

  2. Criminology’s first paradigm

  3. Community safety and crime prevention

  4. Developmental crime prevention

  5. Community crime prevention

  6. Seven misconceptions of situational crime prevention

  7. Preventing repeat and near repeat crime concentrations

  8. Beyond deterrence

  9. “Forcing the plant”

  10. Crime prevention through product design

  11. Design, crime and the built environment

  12. Designing systems against crime

  13. Policing, procedural justice and prevention

  14. Regulation to prevent crime

  15. Burglary prevention in practice

  16. Preventing vehicle crime

  17. Business, crime and crime prevention

  18. Organised crime

  19. Preventing violent crime

  20. Sexual crimes

  21. Cybercrime prevention

  22. From fear to understanding

  23. Analysis for intervention

  24. Deciding what to do

  25. Implementation

  26. Evaluation and review for lesson learning