The Resource Evidence-Based Crime Prevention

Evidence-Based Crime Prevention

Label
Evidence-Based Crime Prevention
Title
Evidence-Based Crime Prevention
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Crime prevention policy and practice is, on the whole, far from objective. Instead of being based on scientific evidence, the crime policy agenda is seemingly driven by political ideology, anecdotal evidence and programme trends. Evidence-Based Crime Prevention seeks to change this by comprehensively and rigorously assessing the existing scientific knowledge on the effectiveness of crime prevention programmes internationally. Reviewing more than 600 scientific evaluations of programmes intended to prevent crime in settings such as families, schools, labour markets and communities, this book grades programmes on their scientific validity using the 'scientific methods scale'. This collection, which brings together contributions from leading researchers in the field of crime prevention, will provide policy-makers, researchers and community leaders with an understandable source of information about what works, what does not work and what is promising in preventing crime
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Farrington, David P
LC call number
HV7431 -- .E98 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • MacKenzie, Doris Layton
  • Sherman, Lawrence W
  • Welsh, Brandon C
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crime prevention
Label
Evidence-Based Crime Prevention
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=180707
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents
Control code
EBC180707
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (455 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203166697
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC180707
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL180707
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10016899
  • (CaONFJC)MIL11244
  • (OCoLC)264446437
Label
Evidence-Based Crime Prevention
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=180707
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents
Control code
EBC180707
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (455 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203166697
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC180707
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL180707
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10016899
  • (CaONFJC)MIL11244
  • (OCoLC)264446437

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