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Surveillance of Public Space: CCTV, Street Lighting and Crime Prevention

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Edited by: Kate Painter

ISBN13: 9781881798224
ISBN: 1881798224
Published: December 1999
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.50

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This book assesses the crime prevention impact of varying types of surveillance, including the massively increased use of CCTV as well as other forms of crime prevention measures such as improved street lighting. Topics include street lighting and CCTV evaluations, CCTV and the structuring of surveillance, evaluating ""realistic evaluation"", context specific measures of CCTV effectiveness in retail sector.

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Introduction: Seeing and Being Seen to Prevent Crime (Kate Painter and Nick Tilley)
Privatopia on Trial? Property Guardianship in the Suburbs (Tim Hope)
A Review of Street Lighting Evaluations: Crime Reduction Effects (Ken Pease)
Street Lighting and Crime: Diffusion of Benefits in the Stoke-on-Trent Project (Kate Painter and David P Farrington)
A Review of CCTV Evaluations: Crime Reduction Effects and Attitudes Towards its Use (Coretta Phillips)
CCTV and The Social Structuring of Surveillance (Clive Norris and Gary Armstrong)
Evaluating "Realistic Evaluation": Evidence from a Study of CCTV (Martin Gill and Vicky Turbin)
Yes, It Works, No, It Doesn't: Comparing the Effects of Open-Street CCTV in Two Adjacent Scottish Town Centres (Jason Ditton and Emma Short)
Burnley CCTV Evaluation (Rachel Armitage, Graham Smyth and Ken Pease)
Context-Specific Measures of CCTV Effectiveness in the Retail Sector (Adrian Beck and Andrew Willis)