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NCJ Number: 67777 Find in a Library
Title: VANDALISM - A BIBLIOGRAPHY - CANADA
Author(s): PETHICK J; C J MATTHEWS
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 89
Sponsoring Agency: University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
Sale Source: University of Toronto
Centre of Criminology
Publications Officer
130 St George Street
Rm 8001
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1,
Canada
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ON VANDALISM WAS CREATED AS PART OF A STUDY CONDUCTED BY THE ONTARIO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S TASK FORCE ON VANDALISM. IT CONTAINS 475 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CITATIONS, PUBLISHED MOSTLY FROM 1960-1979.
Abstract: MOST OF THE LITERATURE INCLUDED FOCUSES ON JUVENILES AS VANDALS AND PRESENTS THE ISSUE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE VICTIM; VANDALISM IS VIEWED AS A COMMUNITY-BASED PROBLEM THAT AFFECTS INDIVIDUALS AS WELL AS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS. CITATIONS FOCUSED ON VANDALISM IN CANADA AND IN ONTARIO IN PARTICULAR. HOWEVER, A GREAT MANY AMERICANS' WRITINGS ARE CITED, AS WELL AS MAJOR STUDIES DONE IN BRITAIN AND AUSTRALIA. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS SUBDIVIDED INTO SEVERAL SUBJECT AREAS: CAUSES OF VANDALISM AND THEORIES OF VANDALISM BEHAVIOR; VANDALISM PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMS, PARTICULARLY GENERAL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS, URBAN DESIGN IDEAS, AND POLICE PROGRAMS; AND CAUSES OR PREVENTION OF VANDALISM IN SCHOOLS AND ON CAMPUSES. THE FOURTH AND FIFTH AREAS COVER VANDALISM OF COMMERCIAL PREMISES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY AND VANDALISM OF PARKS, COTTAGES, AND OTHER RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES. AN ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED AUTHOR INDEX IS PROVIDED. THE CITATIONS ARE NOT ANNOTATED. (DAG)
Index Term(s): Canada; Ontario; Physical crime prevention; Property damage; School vandalism; Vandalism
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS IN CANADIAN DOLLARS.
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