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Breaking Rules: The Social and Situational Dynamics of Young People's Urban Crime


ISBN13: 9780199592845
Published: June 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £72.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780199687091



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Breaking new ground in the study of crime in urban environments, The Social Dynamics of Urban Crime examines the findings, theoretical basis, and new methodology of The Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+).

This major longitudinal study investigates the role of the social environment on crime causation, involving a cohort of 700 young people from the age of 12. A particular aim of PADS+ is to employ a new theory, known as Situational Action Theory, as well as the innovative methodology of ecometrics combined with space-time budgets to improve the study of young people's offending and its changes.

By reviewing the current literature and analysing the theoretical and methodological problems of previous research, the book explains how Situational Action Theory can help overcome central problems in criminological theorising. Using this new and innovative framework, it presents an analysis of the urban structure of Peterborough and its correlation to the differences in social life found in that area.

The variations in the urban environment are examined in terms of crime, victimization and fear of crime, and a detailed examination of young persons' crime and its spatial patterns is offered through the unique space-time budget data collected within PADS+ that enables analyses of young people, their movements and crime involvement.

With implications for policy and prevention, as well as being the first study of its kind, this book should be of great interest to policy-makers and practitioners interested in issues of urban environments, as well as those studying crime in the urban environment and the role of the social environment in crime causation.

Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
1: Key problems in the Study of Urban Crime
2: Situational Action Theory
3: Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+)
4: Urban Structure and Social Life
5: Explaining Area Variation in Victimisation, Crime and Fear of Crime
6: Explaining Area Variation in Young People's Offending
7: Conclusion: Advancing our Knowledge about the Causes of Urban Crime;

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