• Publications
  • Influence
The shadow economy
"Implicit in much of the literature on the shadow economy is the view that shadowy activity is undesirable ... However, it is not certain that all shadow economic activity should be discouraged." InExpand
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Burglary Victimization in England and Wales, the United States and the Netherlands: A Cross-National Comparative Test of Routine Activities and Lifestyle Theories
This study examines factors relating to burglary incidence in England and Wales, the United States, and the Netherlands. Negative binomial regression models are developed based on routine activitiesExpand
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Once bitten, twice bitten: repeat victimisation and its implications for crime prevention
This report pulls together a number of research results from a variety of sources, much of it carried out with Home Office support. The subject of the report is ‘repeat victimisation’ – the paperExpand
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The Crime Drop and the Security Hypothesis
Major crime drops were experienced in the United States and most other industrialized countries for a decade from the early to mid-1990s. Yet there is little agreement over explanation or lessons forExpand
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Preventing Repeat Victimization
  • G. Farrell
  • Psychology
  • Crime and Justice
  • 1 January 1995
Revictimization or repeat victimization of people and places represent a large proportion of all victimization. Preventing revictimization may prevent a large proportion of all offenses. RepeatExpand
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LIKE TAKING CANDY Why does Repeat Victimization Occur
Research into the extent and policy implications of repeat victimization has outpaced understanding of why it occurs. This paper argues that repeating a crime against the same victim can be seen as aExpand
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Why the Crime Drop?
The “crime drop” is the most important criminological phenomenon of modern times. In North America, Europe, and Australasia, many common crimes have fallen by half or more since the early 1990s,Expand
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Five tests for a theory of the crime drop
Many studies have sought to explain the major crime declines experienced in most advanced countries. Key hypotheses relate to: lead poisoning; abortion legalization; drug markets; demographics;Expand
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Multiple Victimisation: Its Extent and Significance
The extent and significance of multiple and repeat victimisation have gone largely unrecognised. The literature is explored with respect to demonstrating that multiple victimisation is robust acrossExpand
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Situational Crime Prevention and Its Discontents: Rational Choice and Harm Reduction versus ‘Cultural Criminology’
In this journal, in 2007, Keith Hayward criticized situational crime prevention (SCP) and rational choice. The main thesis was that SCP cannot tackle expressive crimes of anger, hostility andExpand
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