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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2125: Crime Prevention and Control within Contemporary Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basia Spalek (2011) ‘New Terrorism’ and Crime Prevention Initiatives Involving Muslim Young People in the UK: Research and Policy Contexts, Religion, State and Society, 39:2-3, 191-207, DOI: 10.1080/09637494.2011.577202

Armitage, R (2017) Burglars’ take on crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED): reconsidering the relevance from an offender perspective. Secur J 31:285-304

Chiu et al., (2020) Situational Crime Prevention in Sexual Offenses Against Women: Offenders Tell Us what Works and What Doesn’t. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 1-22.

May. T. (1991). Probation: Policy, Politics and Practice. Milton Keynes, UK:

Open University Press.

Piza et al (2019). CCTV surveillance for crime prevention. A 40 year systematic review with meta-analysis. Criminology and Public Policy, 18: 135-159.