A collection of original papers examining the theoretical and philosophical bases of the perspective of situational crime prevention. Among issues examined are: the status of situational crime prevention as a theory; the theoretical traditions and context of SCP; the relationship of rational choice to SCP; utilitarianism and SCP; and the ethical./policy implications of SCP.

chapter 3|18 pages

‘Limited Rationality’ and Crime

chapter 5|12 pages

Situational Aspects of Violence

chapter 12|22 pages

The Ethics of Situational Crime Prevention

chapter 13|14 pages

On the Displacement of Repeat Victimization