Reclaiming crime prevention in an age of punishment: An American history:

@inproceedings{Welsh2013ReclaimingCP,
  title={Reclaiming crime prevention in an age of punishment: An American history:},
  author={Brandon C. Welsh and Rebecca Pfeffer},
  year={2013}
}
Crime prevention has long figured prominently in the scholarly and applied traditions of criminology. Using a socio-historical approach, this article examines the developments of and influences on the concept of crime prevention in the USA over the last century. We argue that crime prevention is a unique social and environmental strategy for reducing crime and is distinct from crime control or punishment. Prevention’s main characteristics include a focus on intervening in the first instance… CONTINUE READING

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