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'People pieces': the neglected but essential elements of community crime prevention

Foster, Janet (2002) 'People pieces': the neglected but essential elements of community crime prevention. In: Hughes, Gordon and Edwards, Adam, (eds.) Crime Control and Community: the New Politics of Public Safety. Willan Publishing, Cullompton, Devon, pp. 167-196. ISBN 9781903240540

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The cover shows protesters with a sign proclaiming "protect our kids not p(a)edophiles." In nine contributions, UK scholars examine findings from British case studies of community-based crime prevention to assess the effectiveness of this approach and lessons for the international community. Hughes (social policy, Open U.) and Edwards (criminology, Nottingham Trent U.) introduce the issues broached in community governance of crime control, including the rise of vigilantism, interpretations of "community," and national and local politics. Postmodern reflections on these factors are also offered.

Item Type: Book Section
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Additional Information: © 2002 Willan Publishing
Divisions: Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2008 13:57
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 04:51

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