The Criminal Act

The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory

Editors: Andresen, M., Farrell, G. (Eds.)

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This volume provides a unique collection of essays in honour of the work of Marcus Felson and his notable contribution to routine activity theory, environmental criminology and the discipline more broadly.

Chapter 5 of this book is open access under a CC BY license.

About the authors

Gisela Bichler, California State University, USA. Kate Bowers, University College London, UK. Patricia L. Brantingham, Simon Fraser University, Canada. Paul J. Brantingham, Simon Fraser University, Canada. Sharon Chamard, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA. John E. Eck, University of Cincinnati, USA. Richard B. Felson, Pennsylvania State University, USA. Elizabeth Groff, Temple University, USA. Dainis Ignatans, University of Kent, UK. Shane D Johnson, University College London, UK. Johannes Knutsson, Norwegian Police University College, Norway. AM Lemieux, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, The Netherlands. Brian Lockwood, Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA. Tamara D. Madensen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA. Aili Malm, California State University, USA. Ken Pease, University College London and University of Loughborough, UK. George F. Rengert, Temple University, USA. D. Kim Rossmo, Texas State University, USA. Rachel Santos, Florida Atlantic University, USA. Lucia Summers, Texas State University, USA. Nick Tilley, University College London, UK. Richard Wortley, University College London, UK.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-4

    Andresen, Martin A. (et al.)

  • Meaningfully and Artfully Reinterpreting Crime for Useful Science: An Essay on the Value of Building with Simple Theory

    Pages 5-18

    Eck, John E. (et al.)

  • Routine Activity Theory in Crime Investigation

    Pages 19-32

    Rossmo, D. Kim (et al.)

  • The Routine Nature of Transnational Crime

    Pages 33-58

    Bichler, Gisela (et al.)

  • Target Suitability and the Crime Drop

    Pages 59-76

    Tilley, Nick (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Criminal Act
Book Subtitle
The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory
Editors
  • M. Andresen
  • G. Farrell
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39132-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137391322
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39131-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48291-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 273
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