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CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH HOUSING DESIGN: POLICY AND PRACTICE. Rachel Armitage. Palgrave Macmillan, St. Martin's Press, Inc., New York, 2013. Crime Prevention and Security Management. 244 pp. with 50 ills. 22 x 15 cm. ISBN 9780230356177 In English.
Publisher's description: This book reviews the impact of residential design on crime and considers the current, and historic, importance placed upon crime prevention within the planning system. Armitage provides a comprehensive review of policy and practice in planning crime prevention both nationally and internationally. Bridging the gap between design and criminology, Armitage uses opportunity theories to provide practical recommendations for the implementation of design. Enhanced by extensive visual examples, the book promotes a collaborative, long-term approach of designing out crime, conveying the positive impact of design upon the environment and crime prevention. This book will appeal to scholars in criminology, policing, urban studies and architecture as well as practitioners in the role of planning, developing and managing residential housing.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture — Urban Planning
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 156935
Hardcover $85.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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