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What works in preventing crime?

systematic reviews of experimental and quasi-experimental research

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime prevention -- Research -- Methodology,
  • Criminology -- Methodology,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs),
  • Meta-analysis,
  • Experimental design

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSystematic reviews of experimental and quasi-experimental research
    Statementspecial editors of this volume: David P. Farrington, Brandon C. Welsh
    SeriesAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- v. 578
    ContributionsFarrington, David P, Welsh, Brandon, 1969-, American Academy of Political and Social Science
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17027118M
    ISBN 100761925694, 0761925686

    Preventing Crime | This book examines evidence-based crime prevention through the use of the rigorous methodology of systematic reviews. It brings together the leading scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and : Springer. This book examines evidence-based crime prevention through the use of the rigorous methodology of systematic reviews. It brings together the leading scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places.5/5(2).

    Communities and Crime Prevention 6. Labor Markets and Crime Risk Factors 7. Preventing Crime at Places 8. Policing for Crime Prevention 9. Reducing the Criminal Activities of Known Offenders and Delinquents: Crime Prevention in the Courts and Corrections Conclusion: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising and Future Directions. This book updates and substantially revises the report Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising, by Lawrence Sherman and his colleagues at the University of Maryland. This report was commissioned by the United States Congress as an independent, scientifically rigorous assessment of more than $4 billion worth of.

    criminology, the study of crime, society's response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction (see prison) as compared with forms of treatment or gh it is generally considered a subdivision of sociology.   What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation. by. Springer Series on Evidence-Based Crime Policy. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Springer New York.


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Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Promising by Lawrence W. Sherman, Denise C. Gottfredson, Doris L. MacKenzie, John Eck, Peter Reuter, and Shawn D.

Bushway July These are the major conclusions of a report to Congress, which was based on a systematic review of more than scientific evaluations of crime. Preventing Crime book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This report found that some prevention programs work, some do not, some a /5(2). This book is about evidence-based crime prevention. A project of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, Preventing Crime What works in preventing crime?

book together the leading scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places.4/5(1). This book is about evidence-based crime prevention.

A project of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, Preventing Crime brings together the leading scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places.

Though now somewhat dated, each author in the book takes an area of criminal justice, reviews the evaluations available at that time, and reports those findings.

If you want to know which programs work to prevent crime, as well as which programs do not, this is a handy reference to have/5(3).

Crime prevention is necessary in any society. Without it, crime would continue to skyrocket and the society as a whole would suffer. This special volume of The Annals, What Works in Preventing Crime?Systematic Reviews of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research, originated with the Jerry Lee Crime Prevention 2-day conference focused on systematic reviews of.

Written by a collection of scholarly experts, Crime Prevention presents significant issues related to contemporary crime prevention efforts. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the text is written for courses within a criminal justice or sociology curriculum.

Co-Editor and author, David Mackey begins by emphasizing the importance of crime prevention as it relates to financial and social costs. What Works in Preventing Crime by David P.

Farrington,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Get this from a library. Preventing crime: what works, what doesn't, what's promising: a report to the United States Congress. [Lawrence W Sherman; National Institute of Justice (U.S.); University of Maryland at College Park.

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.;] -- Topics covered include gang prevention, school based family services, community support, family violence.

This book is about evidence-based crime prevention. A project of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, Preventing Crime brings together the leading scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and Edition: th.

The purpose is not to produce a ‘what works’ publication, listing purported ‘risk factors’ (e.g., Welsh and Farrington in Preventing crime: what works for children, offenders, victims and. from book Preventing crime: What works for children, Evidence-based crime prevention has been facilitated by a vast amount of research on "what works" in crime prevention (see Lum and Yang.

Communities and crime, Crime prevention programs: Abstract: Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Promising () is a comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of grants to assist state and local law enforcement and communities in preventing crime.

Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk, and the initiation of action to remove or reduce it. Crime prevention works. It is cheaper, safer, and healthier for communities to prevent crime than to have to treat its victims, deal with its.

Following a discussion detailing the scope of this work as addressing what works, what does not work, and what is promising in the field of crime prevention, this book begins with a chapter on “Preventing Crime.” The first chapter presents a history of the National Institute of Justice’s project to understand an evidence-based approach to.

Preventing crime: what works, what doesn't, what's promising: a report to the United States Congress. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: crime prevention / Denise C. Gottfredson --Labor markets and crime risk factors / Shawn Bushway and Peter Reuter --Preventing crime at places / John Eck --Policing for crime.

"Preventing Crime is an ambitious book. The goal of the book is "to develop a general, comprehensive model for preventing crime". Though Tore Bjørgo is not the first to attempt such an undertaking, he is certainly among the most successful in such an : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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