Introductory criminology: the study of risky situations

Acknowledgments -- Getting started -- The crime challenge -- The need to control disputes -- Containing sexual temptations -- Protecting property -- Safeguarding children -- Four types of crime control -- Personal controls -- Social controls -- Situational controls -- Formal controls -- Realistic ju...

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Main Author: Felson, Marcus (Author)
Other Authors: Eckert, Mary A. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2018
Edition:1 Edition
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Summary:Acknowledgments -- Getting started -- The crime challenge -- The need to control disputes -- Containing sexual temptations -- Protecting property -- Safeguarding children -- Four types of crime control -- Personal controls -- Social controls -- Situational controls -- Formal controls -- Realistic justice -- Assigning responsibility -- Realistic policing -- Realistic court activity -- Realistic sanctions -- Efforts and realities -- Practical crime data -- Risky ages -- The teenage brain -- Teenage volatility -- Peer influences -- Situational inducements -- Time with peers -- Overt crime areas -- Tough neighborhoods -- Cohesion vs. intimidation -- Exclusion -- Concentration -- Accommodation -- The pathway to decay -- Mapping crime -- Risky settings for women -- The policy challenge -- Risky streets -- Risky homes -- Risky nights -- Crime enhancers -- Crime in groups -- Crime via cyberspace -- Wrapping up -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xxix, 450 pages illustrations 24 cm
ISBN:9781138668232
9781138668249