Crime and everyday life

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Pine Forge Press, 1998 M04 13 - 223 páginas

Crime and Everyday Life show a most readable fashion how everyday life generates opportunities for crime to occur while also providing chances to prevent it. It demonstrates: why crimes goes up and down, how poverty and disorder relate to crime, and how to reduce crime in a realistic way. Felson emphasizes that crime is highly tangible and very much generated by the opportunity to carry it out; he also incorporates current research that shows how criminal opportunity leads people to commit crime. This book covers many practical, positive and inexpensive solutions on ways to reduce and control crime.

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Temptations Without Controls
23
The Chemistry for Crime
52
Delivering Crime to Your Doorstep
75
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Marcus Felson, Ph.D., University of Michigan, is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. He is co-editor with Ronald V. Clarke of Business and Crime Prevention (Criminal Justice Press 1996) and Routine Activity and Rational Choice (1993).

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