skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 48418 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME PREVENTION - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Author(s): D MACFARLANE; G GIULIANI
Corporate Author: University of Toronto
Centre of Criminology
Canada
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 83
Sponsoring Agency: University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
Sale Source: University of Toronto
Centre of Criminology
Toronto,
Canada
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY CITES LITERATURE PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1965 AND 1975 TO IDENTIFY CRIME PREVENTION THEORIES AND PRACTICES AND TO DEFINE THEIR PURPOSE AND SCOPE.
Abstract: CITATIONS OF JOURNAL, MONOGRAPHIC, PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND REPORT LITERATURE ARE ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY AUTHOR WITHIN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND MODIFICATION -- PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS WHICH PROMOTE CITIZEN SURVEILLANCE, DECREASE CRIMES OF OPPORTUNITY, AND GENERALLY SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT IN RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENTS, BUSINESS DISTRICTS, TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, SCHOOLS, AND PUBLIC PLACES; (2) MEDICAL AMD PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION -- TECHNIQUES BEING USED OR EXPERIMENTED WITH TO MODIFY OR CONTROL BEHAVIOR, INCLUDING PSYCHOSURGERY, CHEMICAL THERAPY, AND AVERSIVE CONDITIONING; (3) COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT -COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE AND STRENGTHEN THE CITIZEN'S OR COMMUNITY'S RESOURCES AND CAPACITIES TO DEAL WITH TROUBLE ON AN INFORMAL BASIS OUTSIDE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE, HEALTH, OR WELFARE SYSTEMS; (4) POLICE INVOLVEMENT -- RESPONSE, REFERRAL, PREVENTION, PUBLIC EDUCATION, CRIME SOLVING, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT; AND (5) LAW REFORM -- NEW CONCEPTS OF LAW RESPONSIBLE TO THE CHANGING NEEDS OF CANADIAN SOCIETY AND OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF THAT SOCIETY. A SELECTION OF GENERAL LITERATURE IS ALSO CITED. THERE IS A TABLE OF CONTENTS BUT NO INDEX. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Environmental design; Intervention; Law reform; Police responsibilities; Psychology; Reference materials
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=48418

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.