Key Features

  • A new chapter on developmental crime prevention focuses on the early life experiences that predispose individuals to commit deviant acts and using risk factors in predicting behavior for secondary prevention.
  • New attention is brought to situational prevention, partnerships for crime prevention, the politics of prevention strategies, and organizing dysfunctional neighborhoods.
  • All chapters now include updated tables that indicate the state of the evidence as well as key terms, learning objectives, web references, and a helpful glossary.

Readership

Students and beginning professionals in the criminal justice field. Advanced upper-level courses. Some interest possible from police and law enforcement training academies.

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Anderson
Print ISBN:
9781455731374
Electronic ISBN:
9781455731657

Reviews

"…focuses more on situational prevention than the previous editions…The book is also thoroughly referenced and provides a glossary and index for the reader. College instructors will find this textbook easy to navigate and full of information that would assist in teaching a crime prevention course…a well-written textbook that is best suited for classes on crime prevention."--Security Management, January 2014
"This eighth edition contains a new chapter on developmental prevention, discussing the use of risk factors for predicting behavior. There is also new material on organizing dysfunctional neighborhoods and the politics of prevention strategies."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013