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Antisocial Behavior

Michael Tonry and Harriet Bildsten.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention. 8668 words.

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...

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Auto Theft

Michael Cherbonneau and Richard Wright.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Property Crime; Crime Prevention. 12675 words.

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...

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Burglary

Wim Bernasco.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Property Crime; Crime Prevention. 10415 words.

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...

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

Friedrich Lösel and Doris Bender.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 12618 words.

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,...

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Community-Based Organizations and Crime Prevention

Tim Goddard and Andrea Headley.

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Crime Prevention; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 10273 words.

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

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Community-Based Substance Use Prevention

Abigail A. Fagan and J. David Hawkins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention; Drugs Trade. 8746 words.

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 to...

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Community-Level Influences on Crime and Offending

Steven F. Messner and Gregory M. Zimmerman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention. 7840 words.

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...

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Comprehensive Community Partnerships for Preventing Crime

Dennis P. Rosenbaum and Amie M. Schuck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention. 9751 words.

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,...

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Crime and Criminal Justice

Michael Tonry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention. 8534 words.

This article provides an overview of the American criminal justice system. Section I discusses patterns of crime and victimization rates and trends since the 1960s and 1970s. The most...

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Crime and Public Policy

Michael Tonry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention. 8381 words.

This introduction to the book starts by defining crime. It explains that cross-national agreement about what should and should not be considered as criminal is narrower than is sometimes...

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