The Prevention of Crime.

Elliott, Delbert.

The Prevention of Crime. - 1 online resource (436 pages)

Intro -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the Companion Website -- Section I Introduction to Crime Prevention -- Chapter 1 The Goals and Logic of Crime Prevention -- Introduction -- The Financial Costs of Crime -- Fear of Crime -- Measuring Crime -- Summary -- Overview of the Textbook -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Chapter 2 A Brief History of Crime Prevention -- Introduction: Why Study the History of Crime Prevention? -- Early Attempts at Crime Prevention -- Crime Prevention in the Eighteenth‐century Enlightenment Period -- Crime Prevention in the Nineteenth‐century Positivism Period -- Crime Prevention in the Twentieth Century -- Crime Prevention in the Era of "Nothing Works" -- Contemporary Crime Prevention -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Section II The Foundations of Crime Prevention -- Chapter 3 How Theory and Research Inform the Science and Practice of Crime Prevention -- Introduction -- Theoretical Foundations of Crime Prevention -- A Public Health Approach to Crime Prevention -- Risk and Protective Factors Related to Crime -- Prevention Science -- Types of Crime Prevention -- Crime Prevention Logic Models -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnote -- References -- Chapter 4 Evaluation Science -- Introduction -- The Stages of Evaluation -- Judging the Merit of Evaluation Designs -- Evaluation Analyses -- A Critical View of Current Evaluation Research -- The Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development Experience Reviewing Evaluations -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Chapter 5 Establishing a Standard for Judging Intervention Effectiveness -- Introduction. The Need for Standards about "What Works" to Prevent Crime -- How Politics, Science, and Practice Influence Decisions about What Works -- Historical Development of "What Works" Databases -- Current Crime Prevention Lists and Criteria -- Recommendations for Achieving Consensus on Standards of Evidence -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Section III What Works to Prevent Crime? -- Chapter 6 Situational and Legal Crime Prevention Practices, Programs, and Policies -- Learning Objectives -- Introduction -- Situational Crime Prevention -- Law Enforcement Practices -- Law enforcement practices with inconclusive evidence of effectiveness -- Alcohol‐Related Policies Intended to Prevent Crime -- Effectiveness of Other Legal and Criminal Justice Policies Intended to Prevent Crime -- Need for Further Research -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Chapter 7 Contextual Interventions -- Introduction -- Family‐focused Practices and Programs with Evidence of Success in Preventing Crime -- School Context Practices, Programs, and Policies with Evidence of Success in Preventing Crime -- Peer‐ and Gang‐focused Practices and Programs -- Community‐focused Interventions -- Ineffective Social Context Practices and Programs -- Need for Further Research -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Chapter 8 Individual‐Level Crime Prevention: Preventing the Onset of Crime -- Introduction -- Practices and Programs with Evidence of Success in Preventing the Onset of Crime -- School‐based curricula -- Ineffective Interventions -- Need for Further Research -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnote -- References -- Section IV Crime Prevention in Practice. Chapter 9 Individual‐Level Crime Prevention: Reducing the Continuity of Offending -- Introduction -- Interventions intended to reduce youth recidivism -- Interventions Intended to Reduce Adult Recidivism -- Need for further research -- summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- References -- Chapter 10 Selecting and Implementing Effective Crime Prevention Practices, Programs, and Policies -- Introduction -- Conducting Needs Assessments and Establishing Local Priorities -- Assessing Fit Between Local Needs and Effective Crime Prevention Interventions -- Assessing Readiness for Change -- The Process of Implementation -- Future Directions -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Helpful Websites (last accessed August 8, 2016) -- References -- Chapter 11 Implementation Science: Taking Effective Crime Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies to Scale -- Introduction -- Dissemination of Effective Crime Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies -- Implementation Science -- Going to Scale, Implementation Quality, and Crime Prevention Outcomes -- Examples of Successful Community‐, System‐, and State‐Level Dissemination Projects -- PROmoting School‐community‐university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER) -- Next Steps: Building The National Capacity for Effective Crime Prevention -- Summary -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnotes -- References -- Chapter 12 The Future of Crime Prevention -- Introduction -- What Works to Reduce Crime -- What Does Not Work to Reduce Crime -- What We Do Not Know About Crime Prevention -- Ensuring High‐quality Evaluations of Crime Prevention Efforts -- Increasing the Dissemination of Effective Crime Prevention Strategies -- The Future of Crime Prevention -- Conclusion -- Critical Thinking Questions and Practice Activities -- Endnote. References -- Glossary* -- Author Index -- Subject Index -- EULA.

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Crime.


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HV6025.E455 2017

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