Planning for Crime Prevention

Planning for Crime Prevention

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Crime and the fear of crime are issues high in public concern and on political agendas in most developed countries. This book takes these issues and relates them to the contribution that urban planners and participative planning processes can make in response to these problems. Its focus is thus on the extent to which crime opportunities can be prevented or reduced through the design, planning and management of the built environment. The perspective of the book is transatlantic and comparative, not only because ideas and inspiration in this and many other fields increasingly move between countries but also because there is a great deal of relevant theoretical material and practice in both the USA and the UK which has not previously been pulled together in this systemic manner.the Hulme Development Guide are introduced into the SBD case as a means of counterpointing what its principles are ... previous forms for approximately a decade since its inception in 1989 (Home Office Crime Prevention Centre, 1994), ... The primary purpose of the initiative is defined as follows: Secured By Design ( SBD) is a police initiative to encourage the building industry to adopt crime preventionanbsp;...

Title:Planning for Crime Prevention
Author:Ted Kitchen, Richard H Schneider
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-08-02


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