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Author Nuttall, Christopher Peter.
Title Handbook on planning and action for crime prevention in Southern Africa and the Caribbean regions / [prepared by Christopher Nuttall].
Imprint New York : United Nations, 2008.

Author Nuttall, Christopher Peter.
Series Criminal justice handbook series
Criminal justice handbook series.
Subject Crime prevention -- Africa, Southern.
Crime prevention -- Caribbean Area.
Alt Name United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Add Title Crime prevention in Southern Africa and the Caribbean regions
Description 1 online resource (120 pages) : color illustrations.
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Note At head of title: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna.
"Sales No. E.09. IV.1"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-120).
Contents Introduction -- 1. The aims and background of the handbook -- 2. How crime can be prevented -- Why crime takes place -- What works in preventing crime? -- 3. Programmes for crime prevention in the developing world -- Crime prevention programmes -- Some projects to tackle criminality -- Programmes to increase disincentives to crime and improve the ability of communities and people to prevent crime -- Programmes to reduce opportunities for crime -- 4. The information and evaluation needs for effective crime reduction -- Information needs -- Evaluation needs -- 5. Who are the actors and what can they do? -- The international community -- Central government -- Local government -- The police -- The judiciary -- Other criminal justice professionals -- Other professionals -- Universities -- Schools -- The organized non-governmental sector -- Local communities -- 6. Capacity-building for effective crime prevention -- Individuals -- Organizations -- Institutions -- The State -- Technology -- Incentives for reform -- Politicians -- Development agencies -- Sentencers -- The police -- The community -- 7. Sustaining momentum and activity -- Needs assessment -- Buy-in -- Adequate resources -- Commitment -- 8. Recommendations for immediate action -- Annex I. The crime context -- Annex II. The effects of crime in developing countries -- References.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441621504 (electronic bk.)
1441621504 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 437266584
Additional Format Print version: Nuttall, Christopher Peter. Handbook on planning and action for crime prevention in Southern Africa and the Caribbean regions. New York : United Nations, 2008 9789211302691 9211302692 (OCoLC)318029300