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Title Evidence-based crime prevention / edited by Lawrence W. Sherman [and others].
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Subject Crime prevention.
Research Design.
Biomedical Research -- methods.
Biological Science Disciplines -- education.
Alt Name Sherman, Lawrence W.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 440 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preventing crime / Lawrence W. Sherman [and others] -- Maryland Scientific Methods Scale / David P. Farrington [and others] -- Family-based crime prevention / David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh -- School-based crime prevention / Denise G. Gottfredson, David B. Wilson and Stacy Skroban Najaka -- Communities and crime prevention / Brandon C. Welsh and Akemi Hoshi -- Labor markets and crime risk factors / Shawn D. Bushway and Peter Reuter -- Preventing crime at places / John E. Eck -- Policing for crime prevention / Lawrence W. Sherman and John E. Eck -- Reducing the criminal activities of known offenders and delinquents : crime prevention in the courts and corrections / Doris Layton MacKenzie -- Conclusion, What works, what doesn't, what's promising, and future directions / Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington.
Summary Reviewing more than 600 scientific evaluations of programs intended to prevent crime, this book is an understandable source of information about what works, what does not work and what is promising in preventing crime.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203166698 (electronic bk.)
9780203166697 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 99804706749
OCLC # 57239831
Additional Format Print version: Evidence-based crime prevention. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002 0415270472 (DLC) 2001048447 (OCoLC)47863271