Shopping and Crime

An interdisciplinary study of retail crime as a cultural phenomenon, drawing on economics, criminology and management to present a comprehensive explanation for the growth in retail thefts. This topical study explores crime prevention as a management issue, using criminomics, a concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests.

Book contents:

  1. Shopping and Crime

  2. Shopping and Offending

  3. Shopper and Shoplifter

  4. How Shoplifters Shop the Store

  5. The Crime of Theft: How Much Is Stolen?

  6. Theft by Employees

  7. The Politics of Retail Crime Prevention

  8. Sanctions against Retail Crime

  9. The Roles of Loss Prevention

  10. Managing Loss Prevention

  11. Conclusions