This title was first published in 2001. This book explores the complex and often striking differences between national and local perspectives, particularly those of racial minorities, on crime prevention and the role that community residents should play in prevention programmes.
Table of Contents
Contents: Crime, punishment and the politics of local community; Federal crime control and community crime prevention; Getting the community involved: operation weed and seed; Weed and seed in practice in the central district; Striving for control in the Rainier Valley; Communities in control: perspectives on crime prevention; Community development, public safety and the future of crime prevention; Bibliography; Index.
Lisa L. Miller, Assistant Professor of Crime, Law and Justice and Political Science at the Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA.
'The book makes interesting reading for researchers with an interest in the study of crime prevention' Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab