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Dijk, Jan

The International Crime Drop

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jan Dijk, Andromachi Tseloni, Graham Farrell

Part I. International Trends

2. Global Overview: International Trends in Victimization and Recorded Crime
Jan Dijk, Andromachi Tseloni

3. Crime Trends in Western Europe according to Official Statistics from 1990 to 2007
Marcelo F. Aebi, Antonia Linde

4. The Case of Australia and New Zealand
Pat Mayhew

5. Trends in Violence against Women: Some Good News and Some Bad News
Kristiina Kangaspunta, Ineke Haen Marshall

6. The Crime Drop in ‘Non-Western’ Countries: A Review of Homicide Data
Anna Alvazzi Frate, Giulia Mugellini

Part II. Crime Analysis and Patterns

7. Underlying Patterns within the England and Wales Crime Drop
Andrew Britton, Chris Kershaw, Sarah Osborne, Kevin Smith

8. Crime, Inequality, and Change in England and Wales
Louise Grove, Andromachi Tseloni, Nick Tilley

9. The Crime Drop in Comparative Perspective: The Impact of the Economy and Imprisonment on American and European Burglary Rates
Richard Rosenfeld, Steven F. Messner

Part III. New Perspectives

10. Security and the Drop in Car Theft in the United States
Shuryo Fujita, Michael Maxfield

11. Self-limiting Crime Waves
Jan Dijk, Ben Vollaard

12. The Crime Drop Discourse — or the Illusion of Uniform Continental Trends: Switzerland as a Contrasting Case
Martin Killias, Bruno Lanfranconi

13. Crime in the Broad Sweep of History
Marcus Felson

14. Towards a Comprehensive Research Plan on Opportunity Theory and the Crime Falls
Andromachi Tseloni, Graham Farrell, Nick Tilley, Louise Grove, Rebecca Thompson, Laura Garius

15. Conclusions — Understanding International Crime Trends: A Summing Up
Jan Dijk, Andromachi Tseloni, Graham Farrell

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Organization, Organized Crime, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Criminal Law

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Crime Prevention and Security Management
Page amount
355 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137291462
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33768-2

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