Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design by Lawrence Fennelly, Timothy Crowe M.S. Criminology - Florida

By Lawrence Fennelly, Timothy Crowe M.S. Criminology - Florida State University

Crime Prevention via Environmental layout, 3e is an important ebook for a person eager about architectural layout, area administration, and concrete making plans. The innovations provided during this publication clarify the hyperlink among layout and human habit. realizing this hyperlink can allow a planner to take advantage of traditional environmental elements to lessen loss and crime and to maximise productivity.

This useful advisor addresses numerous environmental settings, together with significant occasion amenities, small retail institutions, downtown streets, residential parts, and playgrounds. A one-stop source with motives of felony habit and the ancient facets of layout, it teaches either the beginner and the specialist in crime prevention tips to use the surroundings to impact human habit in a favorable manner.

  • Fully up to date with huge new fabric in each one chapter
  • Useful illustrations describe the layout and format suggestions in a simple to appreciate manner
  • Written by means of a well-qualified writer within the box of crime prevention

Show description

Read or Download Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design PDF

Similar criminology books

Crime War Global Trafficking

Globalization creates profitable possibilities for traffickers of substances, soiled funds, blood diamonds, guns, and different contraband. potent countermeasures require foreign collaboration, yet what if a few nations endure whereas others make the most of illicit alternate? in basic terms foreign associations with robust compliance mechanisms can make sure that profiteers won't avert their legislation enforcement obligations.

Celebrity Culture and Crime: The Joy of Transgression (Cultural Criminology)

Within the twenty first century celebrities and megastar tradition flourishes. This book explores the much famous yet little analyzed courting among big name and crime. Criminals who turn into celebrities and celebrities who develop into criminals are tested, drawing on Foucault's idea of governance.

Peterhead: The Inside Story of Scotland's Toughest Prison

Robert Jeffrey, writer of the bestselling "Barlinnie tale" and different precise crime books, now tells the striking tale of the notorious Peterhead felony in Scotland's a ways north-east. in-built the Eighties as a part of an bold humanitarian plan to exploit convict labour to build a 'harbour of shelter' at the town's wild, storm-battered coast, it grew to become what a few name Scotland's gulag.

Extra resources for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Example text

CPTED adds a new dimension by incorporating these elements into space design and management: ● Natural access control. Your space should give some natural indication of where people are allowed and are not allowed. Don’t depend just on locks and guards, but make security part of the layout. ● Natural surveillance. Again, traditional factors like good lighting are important, but don’t overlook a natural factor such as a strategically placed window or the placement of an employee workstation. ● Territorial reinforcement.

However, the operational thrust of each is distinctly different, and the differences must be recognized in performing analysis, research, design, implementation, and evaluation. Access control is a design concept directed primarily at decreasing crime opportunity. , spatial definition). The primary thrust of an access control strategy is to deny access to a crime target and to create a perception of risk in offenders. Surveillance is a design concept directed primarily at keeping intruders under observation.

More recent approaches to physical design of environments have shifted the emphasis to natural crime-prevention techniques, attempting to use natural opportunities presented by the environment for crime prevention. This shift in emphasis led to the concept of territoriality. The concept of territoriality (elaborated most fully to date in the public housing environment) suggests that physical design can contribute to a sense of territoriality. That is, physical design can create or extend a sphere of influence so that users develop a sense of proprietorship—a sense of territorial influence—and potential offenders perceive that territorial influence.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 14 votes