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By Benoit LeClerc, Ernesto U. Savona

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ISBN-13: 9783319277912

ISBN-10: 3319277936

ISBN-13: 9783319277936

This quantity brings jointly a sequence of unique contributions made through foreign specialists devoted to guiding efforts in combating crime. the gathering is split into seven sections that disguise leading edge methods to crime prevention:

1) the offenders’ standpoint on crime prevention
2) crime script research
3) crime mapping and spatial analysis
4) social community analysis
5) agent-based modelling
6) crime-proofing law
7) applied sciences of crime prevention

Each part contains one theoretical bankruptcy to introduce the examine technique by way of a sequence of empirical/applied contributions. The theoretical bankruptcy goals to introduce and clarify the technique of curiosity and discusses lower than which conditions this technique may most sensible help crime prevention. the target of empirical/applied contributions is just to show off how those ways should be apply.

This assortment could be visible because the as a result convergence of novel principles and analytical talents within the sector of crime and crime prevention world wide. will probably be of curiosity to researchers in Criminology and legal Justice, in addition to similar fields like Sociology and Psychology, safety, city making plans, and Public Policy.

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He learnt from experience: The first time I took the money I did not pay it back in until 3 weeks later and they didn’t check, and then I realised that actually they don’t check immediately. You can always say you forgot, on an occasional basis you can. His perception of the opportunity emerged gradually. His employer’s oversight of the system was weak. Had it identified non-payers and chased them immediately it is possible that Ben’s actions would have been thwarted before they started: after about a year they saw I was taking the money.

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