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- DescriptionProviding students with a system for thinking about crime, this book shows how crime draws from the larger ecosystem, how offenders forage for targets and how they depend on one another. It considers how crime feeds off legal activities and shows how crime ecology can help shut off crime opportunities and reduce crime in local areas.
- Author BiographyMarcus Felson is the originator of the routine activity approach and of Crime and Everyday Life. He has also authored Crime and Nature, and serves as a professor at Texas State University. . He has a B.A. from University of Chicago, an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and has received the 2014 Honoris Causa from the Universidad Miguel Hernandez in Spain. Professor Felson has been given the Ronald Clarke Award by the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis group, and the Paul Tappan Award of the Western Society of Criminology. He has been a guest lecturer in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland. He has applied routine activity thinking to many topics, including theft, violence, child molesting, white collar crime, and corruption.
- Author(s)Marcus Felson
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication26/04/2006
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSAGE Publications Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight544 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine22 mm
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