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Burglary
By Rob Mawby

Burglary

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Burglary by Rob Mawby

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Burglary has all the credentials as the 'folk crime of the new millennium', and is regularly identified as one of the crimes most feared by the public. Victims are particularly affected by burglary, and burglary is generally at the centre of crime prevention and community safety strategies. This book provides an accessible, systematic account of burglary, focusing on the problem of crime in the first main part of the book, and on policy responses in the second. This book identifies the particularcharacteristics of burglary as a crime, drawing upon an extensive range of research in both the UK and elsewhere. It will be of interest to both students of criminology and criminal justice and practitioners in policing and crime prevention, and it looksat burglary in both national and international contexts. Professor Mawby is particularly well qualified to write on this subject, being involved in policy initiatives at local, national and international levels, as well as being editor of a leading crime prevention journal. accessible and authoritative account of one of the most important crimes and policy responses to itauthor ideally qualified in view of experience of local, national and international crime prevention initiatives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903240328
ISBN-10: 1903240328
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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