Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations
Steven P. Lab is an Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice at Bowling Green State University where he served as Director of Criminal Justice for 27 years and Chair of Human Services for 17 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminology from the Florida State University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Lab is the author or co-author of eight books, co-editor of one encyclopedia, and author of more than 50 articles and book chapters. He is Assistant Editor of Crime Prevention & Community Safety: An International Journal and a past editor of the Journal of Crime and Justice. Lab has been a Visiting Professor in the U.K., at the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science at University College London and at Keele University in Staffordshire, as well as a Visiting Fellow at Loughborough University and a Research Consultant with the Perpetuity Research Group at Leicester University. Lab is also a past president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
CHAPTER 1 Crime and the Fear of Crime Problem of Crime in Society Costs of Crime/Victimization Fear of Crime Summary CHAPTER 2 Crime Prevention Crime Prevention through the Ages Defining Crime Prevention Crime Prevention Classifications Alternate Classifications of Crime Prevention CHAPTER 3 Evaluation and Crime Prevention Types of Evaluation CostBenefit Evaluations Theory and Measurement in Evaluation The Method for Evaluation An Overview of the Book PART I Primary Prevention CHAPTER 4 The Physical Environment and Crime Prevention Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Implementation of Environmental Design The Impact of Physical Design A Second-Generation CPTED A Third-Generation CPTED Incivility, Disorder, and Crime Summary CHAPTER 5 Community Crime Prevention Types of Community Crime Prevention Approaches Building Guardianship Evaluation of Community Crime Prevention Citizen Participation and Support Problematic Assumptions in Organizing for Crime Prevention Summary CHAPTER 6 The Mass Media and Crime Prevention The Media and Crime Media Crime Prevention Activities Publicity and Prevention The Medias Responsibility for Crime Prevention Summary CHAPTER 7 Developmental Crime Prevention Background Programs Developmental Concerns Summary CHAPTER 8 General Deterrence Deterrence Requirements for Deterrence The Deterrent Effect of Legal Sanctions Perceptions and Deterrence Summary PART II Secondary Prevention CHAPTER 9 Prediction for Secondary Prevention Predicting Future Offending Structured Professional Judgment Risk Factors and Prediction Predicting Places and Events Repeat Victimization Implications for Crime Prevention CHAPTER 10 Situational Crime Prevention The Growth of Situational Prevention The Theoretical Basis Situational Typologies Issues and Concerns with Situational Prevention Implementing Situational Prevention Situational Prevention Studies Issues with Product Design Summary CHAPTER 11 Displacement and Diffusion Crime Displacement Diffusion Offender Choice and Mobility Evidence of Displacement and Diffusion Implications of Displacement and Diffusion CHAPTER 12 Partnerships for Crime Prevention Community Policing Problem Identification Partnership Efforts and Assessment Problems and Concerns Successful Partnerships Summary CHAPTER 13 Substance Use, Crime, and Crime Prevention The Scope of Drug Use The DrugsCrime Connection Interventions and Prevention Drugs and Crime Prevention CHAPTER 14 The School and Crime Prevention Crime and Victimization in Schools School Contributions to Antisocial Behavior Responses to In-School Victimization Police and Security Measures School Programs for Delinquency Prevention The Future of School/Educational Programs in Crime Prevention PART III Tertiary Prevention CHAPTER 15 Specific Deterrence and Incapacitation The Specific Deterrent Effect of Criminal Sanctions Incapacitation Future Implications CHAPTER 16 Rehabilitation The "What Works?" Argument Evaluations of Rehabilitation Programs Assessing Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention CHAPTER 17 Some Closing Thoughts on Crime Prevention and the Future The State of the Evidence Improving Our Knowledge Recognizing the Diversity in Crime Prevention Crime Prevention Policy Summary