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Crime and Planning

Building Socially Sustainable Communities, 1st Edition

By Ph.D., Derek J. Paulsen

CRC Press

205 pages

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The form and layout of a built environment has a significant influence on crime by creating opportunities for it and, in turn, shaping community crime patterns. Effective urban planners and designers will consider crime when making planning and design decisions. A co-publication with the American Planning Association, Crime and Planning:

Table of Contents

Introduction. Why a Disconnect? Crime, Planning, and Sustainability. Structure of This Book. A Brief Overview of Crime and Crime Issues. Major Issues in Crime and Urban Planning. Redefining Sustainability. Redefining and Refocusing Sustainable Communities. Integrating Crime Prevention into a Socially Sustainable Planning Program. Current Crime Prevention-Planning Programs. Integrating Crime Prevention into the Everyday Planning Process. Tools for Understanding Context. Design Guidance. Planning Policy and Socially Sustainable Communities. Smart Growth. Form-Based Codes. Suburban Retrofitting. Case Studies. Residential Neighborhood Case Study. Retail District Case Study.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / State & Provincial