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Weisburd, David

Putting Crime in its Place

Weisburd, David - Putting Crime in its Place, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Units of Analysis in Geographic Criminology: Historical Development, Critical Issues, and Open Questions
David Weisburd, Gerben J.N. Bruinsma, Wim Bernasco

Part II. What Is the Appropriate Level of Investigation of Crime at Place? Theoretical and Methodological Issues

2. Why Small Is Better: Advancing the Study of the Role of Behavioral Contexts in Crime Causation
Dietrich Oberwittler, Per-Olof H. Wikström

3. Where the Action Is at Places: Examining Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Juvenile Crime at Places Using Trajectory Analysis and GIS
Elizabeth Groff, David Weisburd, Nancy A. Morris

4. Crime Analysis at Multiple Scales of Aggregation: A Topological Approach
Patricia L. Brantingham, Paul J. Brantingham, Mona Vajihollahi, Kathryn Wuschke

5. Geographical Units of Analysis and the Analysis of Crime
George F. Rengert, Brian Lockwood

6. Waves, Particles, and Crime
Michael D. Maltz

Part III. Empirical Examples of Crime Place Studies: What Can We Learn?

7. Crime, Neighborhoods, and Units of Analysis: Putting Space in Its Place
George E. Tita, Robert T. Greenbaum

8. Predictive Mapping of Crime by ProMap: Accuracy, Units of Analysis, and the Environmental Backcloth
Shane D. Johnson, Kate J. Bowers, Dan J. Birks, Ken Pease

9. Urban Streets as Micro Contexts to Commit Violence
Johan Wilsem

10. Determining How Journeys-to-Crime Vary: Measuring Inter- and Intra-Offender Crime Trip Distributions
William Smith, John W. Bond, Michael Townsley

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Demography, Sociology

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
265 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387096889

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