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Physical design and urban crime

Anthony G. White

Physical design and urban crime

a selected bibliography

by Anthony G. White

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Security measures -- Bibliography.,
  • Crime prevention -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementAnthony G. White.
    SeriesExchange bibliography - Council of Planning Librarians ; no. 1154
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5942 .C68 no. 1154, Z5118.C9 .C68 no. 1154, HV7431 .C68 no. 1154
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4916118M
    LC Control Number76151007

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    Characterize as comprising measures (1) Directed at highly specific forms of crime (2) That involves the management, design, or manipulation of the immediate environment in a systematic and permanent a way as possible (3) So as to reduce the opportunities for crying and increase the risk as perceived by a wide range of offenders seeks to identify existing problems at the micro . ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN by Ronald V. Clarke (Rutgers) The theory of crime prevention through environmental design is based on one simple idea -- that crime results partly from the opportunities presented by physical environment. This being the case it should be possible to alter the physical environment so that crime is less likely to occur.

    SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Taylor, N , 'Town planning as physical planning and design', in Urban planning theory since , SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. , viewed 17 June , doi: /n1. Taylor, Nigel. "Town Planning as Physical Planning and Design.".   Carr is writing a book, The Topography of Wellness, that chronicles six health crises throughout U.S. history and how those epidemics have informed the design of our cities. In addition to infectious diseases like cholera, yellow fever, and tuberculosis, Carr focuses on “social diseases” like crime and chronic illnesses, such as obesity.


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