Theory, Methods and Evaluation
The field of crime prevention is a mainstay in criminology and criminal justice. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the field, examining its theoretical development, methods of prevention and the way in which these methods are tested and evaluated. Core coverage includes: A modern...
To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge
Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data
Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...
Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Evolution, Theory, and Practice
The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of...
Published March 7th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Crime Science Series
P&P Brantingham’s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading...
Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge
A careful analysis of environmental factors is key to understanding the causes of crime, to solving crimes, and eventually helping to predict and prevent them. Classics in Environmental Criminology is a comprehensive collection of seminal pieces from legendary contributors who focus on the role...
Published May 25th 2010 by CRC Press