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Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis free pdf Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences are the key to the effective investigation, control and prevention of crime.This text brings together for the first time the key contributions to environmental criminology to comprehensively define the field and synthesise the concepts and ideas surrounding environmental criminology. The chapters are written by leading theorists and practitioners in the field- each chapter will analyse one of the twelve major elements of environmental criminology and crime analysis. This book will be essential reading for both practitioners and undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in this subject.

About Richard Wortley

Richard Wortley is Professor and Director of the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science. He has a PhD in psychology, and worked as a prison psychologist for ten years before moving to academia. Lorraine Mazerolle is a Research Professor in the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at the University of Queensland. She is also the Foundation Director and a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS), a Chief Investigator in the Drug Policing Modeling Program, and the ISSR 'Policing and Security' Program Director.

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Author : Richard Wortley
Publisher : Willan Publishing
Data Published : 01 June 2008
ISBN : 1843922800
EAN : 9781843922803
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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