Crime Prevention : Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, Hardback Book

Crime Prevention : Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations Hardback


Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, 9th Edition, meets the needs of students and instructors for engaging, evidence-based, impartial coverage of the origins of crime, as well as of public policy that can reduce or prevent deviance.

The book examines a range of approaches to preventing crime and elucidates their respective goals.

Strategies include primary prevention measures designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance; secondary prevention measures directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance; and tertiary prevention measures to deal with persons who have already committed crimes. This edition provides research and information on all aspects of crime prevention, including the physical environment and crime, neighborhood crime prevention programs, community policing, crime in schools, and electronic monitoring and home confinement.

Lab offers a thorough and well-rounded discussion of the many sides of the crime prevention debate, in clear and accessible language.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 452 pages, 18 Line drawings, color; 61 Tables, color; 18 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Causes & prevention of crime
  • ISBN: 9781138946934



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