Refocusing crime prevention : collective action and the quest for community /

"In Refocusing Crime Prevention Stephen Schneider explores the capacity of disadvantaged neighbourhoods to organize around issues related to local crime and disorder. He identifies obstacles to community mobilization, many of which are strongly related to demographic and socio-psychological fac...

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Main Author: Schneider, Stephen, 1963- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2007]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Community crime prevention : a theoretical and empirical overview
  • 2. Mount Pleasant, community crime prevention, and participation in local collective action
  • 3. Obstacles to participation and collective action at the individual neighbourhood level
  • 4. Organizational obstacles to participation in community crime prevention
  • 5. Structural obstacles to collective action crime prevention
  • 6. Community crime prevention as collective action
  • 7. Crime prevention through community development : an integrated, critically oriented approach to local organizing.