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Crime prevention through environmental design

by Crowe, Timothy D.
[ ] Additional authors: Fennelly, Lawrence J., -- 1940- Edition statement:3rd ed. Published by : Elsevier, (Amsterdam :) , 2013 Physical details: 1 online resource. ISBN:9780124116351; 0124116353. Subject(s): Crime -- prevention & control | Crime prevention and architectural design. | Crime prevention and architectural design. | Electronic books. Item type:
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Second Edition is a vital book for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning. The concepts presented in this book explain the link between design and human behavior. Understanding this link can enable a planner to use natural environmental factors to minimize loss and crime and to maximize productivity. This practical guide addresses several environmental settings, including major event facilities, small retail establishments, downtown streets, residential areas, and playgrounds. A one-stop resource with explanations of criminal behavior and the historical aspects of design, it teaches both the novice and the expert in crime prevention how to use the environment to affect human behavior in a positive manner. Fully updated with substantial new material in each chapter Useful illustrations describe the design and layout concepts in an easy to understand manner Written by a well-qualified author in the field of crime prevention.

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