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The Criminal Act [electronic resource] : The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory / edited by M. Andresen, G. Farrell.

Publication:
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (296 p.)
Edition:
1st ed. 2015.
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Subjects:
Criminology.
Organized crime.
Crime—Sociological aspects.
Forensic science.
Sociology.
Local subjects:
Criminology and Criminal Justice, general. (search)
Criminological Theory. (search)
Organized Crime. (search)
Crime and Society. (search)
Forensic Science. (search)
Sociology, general. (search)
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume provides a unique collection of essays in honour of the work of Marcus Felson and his notable contribution to routine activity theory, environmental criminology and the discipline more broadly. Chapter 5 of this book is open access under a CC BY license.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction; 2 Meaningfully and Artfully Reinterpreting Crime for Useful Science: An Essay on the Value of Building with Simple Theory; 3 Routine Activity Theory in Crime Investigation; 4 The Routine Nature of Transnational Crime; 5 Target Suitability and the Crime Drop; 6 Distributive Justice and the Crime Drop; 7 Opportunities for Dispute-Related Violence; 8 Routine Activity Theory: A Cornerstone of Police Crime Analyst Work; 9 Poetry in Motion: The Case of Insider and Outsider Offenders
10 Understanding Crime with Computational Topology11 Factors Associated with Homeless Encampment Locations in Anchorage, Alaska; 12 Nature and Cycle of Cycle Thefts; 13 Time Use Matters for Risk Assessments: Time-Based Victimization Rates for Specific Types of Place; 14 Whistle-blowers as Capable Guardians: The Decision to Report Wrongdoing as a (Boundedly) Rational Choice; 15 Burglary in a Segregated City: Race of Offenders and Community of Offending; 16 Letters to Marcus Felson; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Contributor:
Andresen, M. editor., Editor,
Farrell, G. editor., Editor,
ISBN:
1-349-48291-9
1-137-39132-4
Publisher Number:
10.1057/9781137391322 doi