Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: How Investing in Physical and Social Capital Makes Communities Safer
Provides an examination of the major criminological perspectives on the presence of crime and disorder in residential communities. This book features perspectives examined with a framework made up of two central dimensions - social and physical capital.
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Effects of Weak Investments in Neighborhood Physical Capital
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