Ethical and Social Perspectives on Situational Crime Prevention

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Andrew Von Hirsch, David Garland, Alison Wakefield
Hart Publishing, 2000 - 230 páginas
Situational crime prevention has drawn increasing interest in recent years,yet the debate has looked mainly at whether it works to prevent crime. This volume addresses the ethics of situational crime prevention and also examines the place of situational crime prevention within criminology. The contributors are twelve distinguished criminologists who together advance our understanding of the ethical and societal questions underlying crime prevention. Contributors- Ron Clarke, Adam Crawford, Antony Duff, David Garland, Tim Hope, Richard Jones, John Kleinig, Clifford Shearing, David J. Smith, Richard Sparks, Andrew von Hirsch and Alison Wakefield. ..presents several unique questions regarding the use of crime prevention strategies. Robert Hanser writing in The Literature of Criminal Justice January 2001

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Ideas Institutions and Situational Crime Prevention
1
Some Ethical Dimensions
17
An Ethical Commentary
37
The Ethics of Public Television Surveillance
59
Andrew von Hirsch
77
Situational Prevention Criminology and Social Values
97
Social Values and Social Viewpoints
113
Changing Situations and Changing People
147
For a Sociological Theory of Situations Or How Useful
175
Situational Crime Prevention Urban Governance and Trust Relations
193
Routine Activity Theory
215
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Andrew von Hirsch is Honorary Professor of Penal Theory and Penal Law, and Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, at the University of Cambridge. David Garland is Professor of Law and Sociology at New York University. Alison Wakefield is a Lecturer in Criminology at City University, UK.

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