Crime Prevention and Security Management

Safety and Security in Transit Environments

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Editors: Ceccato, Vania, Newton, Andrew (Eds.)

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Safety and Security in Transit Environments presents interdisciplinary studies from leading international authors. This important volume identifies key challenges and complexities in addressing security and safety concerns in transit settings, policy recommendations for prevention, and new frontiers for research at transit settings.  
Chapter 9 of this book is open access under a CC BY license.

About the authors

Ward Adams, Texas State University, USA. Hervé Borrion, University College London, UK. Oded Cats, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. Vania Ceccato, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Marcus Felson, Texas State University, USA. Taku Fujiyama, University College London, UK. Kendra Gentry, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA. Andy Gill, Transport for London, UK. Kazunori Hanyu, Nihon University, Japan. Timothy Hart, Griffith University, Australia. Tokomo Doi Hata, Bunkyo Gakuin University, Japan. Christopher Herrmann, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA. Antonio Iudici, University of Padova, Italy. Karina Landman, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Nancy LaVigne, Urban Institute, USA. Lena Levin, VTI (The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute), Sweden. Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, USA. Terance D. Miethe, University of Nevada, USA. Andrew Newton, University of Huddersfield, UK. Henry Partridge, University College London, UK. Christopher Sedelmeier, University of New Haven, USA. Seiji Shibata, Sagami Women's University, Japan. Trudi Smit, Independent Scholar, South Africa. Martha Smith, Wichita State University, USA. Jana Sochor, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Reka Solymosi, University College London, UK. Adriaan Uittenbogaard, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Christoffel Venter, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Sung-suk Violet, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA. Qian Wang, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Douglas Wiebe, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Yoshiko Yamaoka, Aichi Aoitori Medical Welfare Center, Japan.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Aim, Scope, Conceptual Framework and Definitions

    Ceccato, Vania (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Theoretical Perspectives of Safety and Security in Transit Environments

    Newton, Andrew (et al.)

    Pages 23-36

  • Apple Picking: The Rise of Electronic Device Thefts in Boston Subways

    Gentry, Kendra

    Pages 39-55

  • An Assessment of Guardianship Opportunities as Provided by the Environments of Transit Stations

    Uittenbogaard, Adriaan Cornelis

    Pages 56-75

  • The Geography of Pickpocketing at Bus Stops: An Analysis of Grid Cells

    Ceccato, Vania (et al.)

    Pages 76-98

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Safety and Security in Transit Environments
Book Subtitle
An Interdisciplinary Approach
Editors
  • Vania Ceccato
  • Andrew Newton
Series Title
Crime Prevention and Security Management
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45765-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137457653
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45764-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 390
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