What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation: Lessons from Systematic Reviews

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book-author

David Weisburd, David P. Farrington, Charlotte Gill

publisher

Springer

file-type

PDF

pages

343 pages

language

English

asin

B01E9X2FUQ

isbn10

1493934759; 9781493974887

isbn13

9781493934751/ 9781493974887


Book Description

What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation (PDF) brings together and evaluates all major systematic reviews of the effectiveness of criminological interventions; to draw comprehensive conclusions about what works in policing; improvements; developmental prevention; drug abuse treatments; situational prevention; sentencing and deterrence; and communities.

Systematic reviews aim to minimalize any possible bias in drawing conclusions by stating explicit criteria for exclusion and inclusion of studies; by conducting broad and wide-ranging searches for possibly eligible studies; and by making all phases of the review explicit and transparent so that the methods can be checked and replicated. More than  a decade ago; a concerted effort was made by members of the criminology community; including the contributors and editors of this volume; to bring the practice of systematic reviews to the study of Criminology; offering replicable; evidence-based data to answer key questions about the study of crime causation; detection; and prevention. Presently; the pioneers in this effort present a comprehensive stock-taking of what has been learned in the last decade of systematic reviews in criminology. Much has been learned about the effectiveness of (for example) boot camps; “hot spots” policing; neighborhood watch; closed-circuit television surveillance anti-bullying programs in schools; drug treatment programs; early parenting programs and other key topics.

This volume will be appealing to researchers in criminology and criminal justice; as well as in related fields such as forensic science and public health; with important suggestions for policy-makers and practitioners.

Review

Conclusively showing that the “nothing works” era is over; this volume takes stock of what we know; and still need to know; to avoid crime. I plan to keep this ebook close at hand and to use it often!” — Francis T. Cullen; Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus

What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation: Lessons From Systematic Reviews; a volume in the Springer series on evidence-based crime policy; is an appropriate collection of 12 compendious chapters written by prominent scholar …. Weisburd et al. is presently the best sourcebook of “big data” on correctional programs and would attract varied audiences; such as criminal justice policymakers and practitioners; crime prevention researchers and scholars; and graduate and advanced undergraduate students in criminology courses.” — Arthur J. Lurigio; PsycCRITIQUES; Vol; 61 (40); October 2016

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Table of contents


Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-xii
Introduction: What Works in Crime Prevention?….Pages 1-13
Developmental and Social Prevention….Pages 15-75
Community Interventions….Pages 77-109
Situational Prevention….Pages 111-135
Policing….Pages 137-168
Sentencing and Deterrence….Pages 169-191
Correctional Programs….Pages 193-217
Drug Interventions….Pages 219-236
Qualitative Data in Systematic Reviews….Pages 237-259
Evidence Mapping to Advance Justice Practice….Pages 261-290
Economic Analyses….Pages 291-309
Conclusion: What Works in Crime Prevention Revisited….Pages 311-326
Back Matter….Pages 327-331

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