Ethical and Social Perspectives on Situational Crime Prevention

Andrew von Hirsch, David Garland, Alison Wakefield

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    PublisherBloomsbury Publishing Plc.
    Number of pages230
    ISBN (Electronic)9781847313300
    ISBN (Print)1841131717
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences


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