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Antisocial Behavior  

Michael Tonry and Harriet Bildsten

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses antisocial behavior orders (ASBOs) in England and Wales and recent U.S. policies based on the broken windows hypothesis. The broken windows hypothesis and its policy ... More

Auto Theft  

Michael Cherbonneau and Richard Wright

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article reviews our current knowledge about automobile theft. It defines crime and outlines its prevalence. It further examines the social and economic consequences of auto theft and ... More

Burglary  

Wim Bernasco

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article addresses burglary in various countries and jurisdictions, in criminal law as well as in victimization survey questions. It discusses victims, offenders, and the police as ... More

Child Social Skills Training in the Prevention of Antisocial Development and Crime  

Friedrich Lösel and Doris Bender

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies child social skills training, which can be easily implemented by teachers in schools or preschools. This training aims to prevent antisocial development in children, ... More

Community-Based Organizations and Crime Prevention  

Tim Goddard and Andrea Headley

Community-based organizations have proliferated throughout Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Undergirded by the neoliberal privatization of turning social ... More

Community-Based Substance Use Prevention  

Abigail A. Fagan and J. David Hawkins

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article analyzes scientific evidence on the effectiveness of strategies aimed at preventing substance use within the community. It considers the potential of community-based devices ... More

Community-Level Influences on Crime and Offending  

Steven F. Messner and Gregory M. Zimmerman

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses community-level influences on offending and crime. It shows how the general ecological model can help understand the spatial distributions of patterns of urban ... More

Comprehensive Community Partnerships for Preventing Crime  

Dennis P. Rosenbaum and Amie M. Schuck

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies comprehensive community initiatives to prevent violence, crime, and drug abuse. It focuses on the role of partnerships or coalitions as the main tool for imagining, ... More

Crime Displacement and Diffusion of Benefits  

Shane D. Johnson, Rob T. Guerette, and Kate J. Bowers

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews the research concerned with crime displacement. It summarizes previous reviews on crime displacement and describes the search strategy used to identify studies for ... More

Crime Policy and Welfare Policy  

Carina Gallo and Mimi E. Kim

This essay provides a synthesis of criminological and social welfare theoretical frameworks, along with empirical data illuminating the links between crime policy and welfare policy. It ... More

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