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Planning for Crime Prevention: A Transatlantic Perspective R. Schneider

Planning for Crime Prevention: A Transatlantic Perspective

R. Schneider

Published January 11th 2002
ISBN : 9780415241366
Hardcover
331 pages
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A comparative study of defensible space and crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) as applied in the USA and the UK, focusing particularly on urban experience. It sets out these initiatives in the context of other major types ofMoreA comparative study of defensible space and crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) as applied in the USA and the UK, focusing particularly on urban experience. It sets out these initiatives in the context of other major types of crime-reduction strategies. This is a field of rapidly growing political and public policy significance which will be studied more intensively by students and practitioners across a wide spectrum of disciplines. In looking at the quality of life in two of the worlds major open societies, this comparative perspective provides a broadly-based introduction to a multi-disciplinary field of high public visibility and concern.