The Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention
Practical Planning Tools
By (author) Carolyn Whitzman
Normal Price: $259.00
Your Price: $233.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $25.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.66 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention by Carolyn Whitzman
Book DescriptionViolence and insecurity are among the most important issues facing communities in the 21st century. Both family violence and community violence are rapidly rising in the urbanizing nations of the South, and richer nations are also facing increased concern about the health, social, economic and environmental costs of violence and crime. The Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention is the first book to gather together research and examples, from a gendered perspective, of local, regional and international interventions that work to prevent crime, violence and insecurity. Case studies of successful initiatives from every continent, in settings that vary from large cities to rural areas, are analysed to provide cross-cultural lessons of what works and what doesn't. The book presents essential practical advice to professionals such as: how to obtain diagnostic information on incidence and impacts of violence; how to develop, maintain and evaluate policies and programmes that can effectively promote community safety; and how to create trust and effectiveness in partnerships.
Buy Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention book by Carolyn Whitzman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781844075010
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carolyn Whitzman
Building Inclusive Cities, Hardback (August 2012)
Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women's safety in the context of poverty reduction and social inclusion.
Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Carolyn Whitzman
Violence and insecurity are among the most important issues facing communities in the 21st century. This book features a collection of examples of local, regional and international interventions that work to prevent crime, violence and insecurity. It shows professionals how to obtain diagnostic information on incidence and impacts of violence.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Handbook of Community Safety, Gender and Violence Prevention book by Carolyn Whitzman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Carolyn Whitzman
Dr Carolyn Whitzman is a Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne. She brings over 20 years of experience in academic, governmental, non-profit, and private sectors, effectively combining research, writing, teaching, and community development on community safety and violence prevention. Her ten years work at the City of Toronto on integrated planning for violence prevention has been cited as international best practice by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.