Space, time, and crime

"This book provides a basic overview of the more popular theories that have been used to explain the concentration of crime in certain places and times. Each theory is carefully and clearly developed from its historical roots to contemporary applications, with solid research cited throughout th...

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Main Author: Lersch, Kim Michelle (Author)
Contributors: Hart, Timothy C. (Author); Chataway, Michael
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham, North Carolina Carolina Academic Press [2020]
Edition:Fifth edition
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: Bestellt 10/2020
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Summary:"This book provides a basic overview of the more popular theories that have been used to explain the concentration of crime in certain places and times. Each theory is carefully and clearly developed from its historical roots to contemporary applications, with solid research cited throughout the discussions. The reader is then moved from theory into practice, where a summary and critique of a number of various theoretically-driven practical policy applications are presented. The basic elements of crime analysis and crime mapping, both very popular crime fighting tools for police agencies and place managers, are presented. Finally, the book closes with a strong Marxist-based critique of the various theories, policies, and tools, leaving the reader with some troubling questions to ponder"--
Item Description:Kim Michelle Lersch appears as the first named author on earlier editions
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:440 Seiten
ISBN:9781531015404