Fixing Broken Windows

Author: George L. Kelling
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684837382
Format: PDF, ePub
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Cites successful examples of community-based policing

Broken Windows Broken Business

Author: Michael Levine
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446535583
Format: PDF
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Once every few years a book comes along with an insight so penetrating, so powerful - and so simply, demonstrably true -that it instantly changes the way we think and do business. Such a book is Broken Windows, Broken Business, a breakthrough in management theory that can alter the destiny of countless companies striving to stay ahead of their competition. "In this vital work, author Michael Levine offers compelling evidence that problems in business, large and small, typically stem from inattention to tiny details. Social psychologists and criminologists agree that if a window in a building is broken and left unrepaired, soon thereafter the rest of the windows will be broken - and the perception will build that crime in that neighborhood is out of control. The same principle applies to business." "Drawing on real-world corporate examples, from JetBlue's decision to give fliers what they really want - leather seats, personal televisions, online ticketing - to Google's customer-based strategy for breaking out of the pack of Internet search engines, to business-to-business firms' successes and failures, Levine proves again and again how constant vigilance and an obsession with detail can make or break a business or a brand." "With tips and advice on changing any business to one that dots its i's, crosses its t's, and attracts more clients, Broken Windows, Broken Business goes straight to the heart of what makes all enterprises successful - the little things that mean a lot."--BOOK JACKET.

Criminology

Author: Books Llc
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781157031802
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 219. Chapters: Crime, Forensic science, Victimology, Gang, Broken windows theory, Situational offender, Clearance rate, Restorative justice, Symbolic interactionism, Race and crime in the United States, Psychopathy, Prostitution and the law, Labeling theory, Media violence research, Initiatives to prevent sexual violence, CSI effect, Deviance, Zero tolerance, Crime prevention through environmental design, Feminist school of criminology, Public order crime, Right Realism, Sexual assault, Zemiology, Recidivism, Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment, Social disorganization theory, Critical criminology, Quantitative methods in criminology, Chicago school, Battered woman defense, Subcultural theory, Fear of crime, Public order crime case law in the United States, Banishment in the Bible, Corporate crime, Left realism, Workplace incivility, Social effects of pornography, Victimless crime, Criminalization, Prison reform, Religious abuse, Social control theory, Mike Sutton, Marxist criminology, Incarceration, Cui bono, White-collar crime, Index of criminology articles, Postmodernist school, Causes and correlates of crime, Gender and crime, International Crime Victims Survey, Market reduction approach, Battery, Agent provocateur, Cesare Lombroso, Prison gang, Strain theory, Sexual violence by intimate partners, Integrative criminology, Meadow's law, Conflict criminology, Racial hoax, Classical school, State-corporate crime, Blue-collar crime, Perfect crime, Rational choice theory, Anthropological criminology, Defensible Space Theory, Neo-classical school, Italian school of criminology, Crime analysis, Legalized abortion and crime effect, UCL Jill Dando Institute, Crime mapping, Positivist school, National Museum of Crime & Punishment, Murder conviction without a body, State crime, Community policing, Anti-social behaviour, Crime scienc...

Fixing Broken Windows

Author: Frederic P. Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786130611309
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fixing Broken Windows: Restoring Order and Reducing Crime in Our Communities by George L. Kelling and Catherine Coles is a criminology and urban sociology book published in 1996, about crime and strategies to contain or eliminate it from urban neighborhoods.

Illusion of Order

Author: Bernard E. Harcourt
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674038318
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This is the first book to challenge the "broken-windows" theory of crime, which argues that permitting minor misdemeanors, such as loitering and vagrancy, to go unpunished only encourages more serious crime. The theory has revolutionized policing in the United States and abroad, with its emphasis on policies that crack down on disorderly conduct and aggressively enforce misdemeanor laws. The problem, argues Bernard Harcourt, is that although the broken-windows theory has been around for nearly thirty years, it has never been empirically verified. Indeed, existing data suggest that it is false. Conceptually, it rests on unexamined categories of "law abiders" and "disorderly people" and of "order" and "disorder," which have no intrinsic reality, independent of the techniques of punishment that we implement in our society. How did the new order-maintenance approach to criminal justice--a theory without solid empirical support, a theory that is conceptually flawed and results in aggressive detentions of tens of thousands of our fellow citizens--come to be one of the leading criminal justice theories embraced by progressive reformers, policymakers, and academics throughout the world? This book explores the reasons why. It also presents a new, more thoughtful vision of criminal justice.

Broken Windows of the Soul

Author: Arnold R. Fleagle, DMin
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 1600662943
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Broken Windows of the Soul: The "Broken Windows Theory" suggests that a community can reduce crime and maintain social order when small problems are fixed promptly. Alternatively, minor vandalism (such as broken windows) left unrepaired, sends the message that no one cares-inviting more serious crimes. Fleagle and Lichi have applied this theory to the problem of sexual temptation and moral failure. Broken Windows of the Soul reveals the destructive nature of infidelity, sexual perversion and pornography and its effect on the culture and the church. Unless the cracks are quickly repaired, more "broken windows of the soul" are soon to follow. Fleagle and Lichi teach the regular practice of spiritual disciplines to transform the heart and experience deep character change. Each chapter includes questions for individual or group study.

Fixing Broken Windows

Author: Yazīd Ṣāyigh
Publisher:
ISBN:
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As they emerge from conflict, states can rarely commence the arduous task of reconstruction and consolidate their governments until they undertake extensive restructuring of their security forces. Palestine, Lebanon, and Yemen are all fractured, quasi-democratic states with divided societies, and deep disagreement over what constitutes the national interest. Successful reform in each will require security institutions that answer to democratically-elected civilian leaders, but the U.S. and European approach has thus far focused largely on providing military training and equipment, targeted toward counterterrorist capabilities. To enable real reform, the West must adopt a comprehensive approach which treats security reform as only one part of a broader political strategy, and encourage governments and security commanders in Palestine, Lebanon, and Yemen to buy into such a strategy. Donor states should invest resources commensurate with their declared objectives, improve coordination, and standardize practices. Above all, they should make it a priority to build the institutions and procedures that are essential for democratic governance of the security sector, without which reforms become bogged down in internal power struggles. Pursuing counterterrorism in the absence of the rule of law perpetuates the undemocratic governance of the security sector and undermines state building and post-conflict reconstruction.

Broken Buildings Busted Budgets

Author: Barry B. LePatner
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226472698
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Addressing the out-of-control delays and cost overruns of construction projects across the nation, prominent construction attorney LePatner builds a powerful case for change in an industry that consumes $1.23 trillion and wastes at least $120 billion each year.

Disorder and Decline

Author: Wesley G. Skogan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520076938
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"Crime, disorder, and decay symbolize the decline of America's inner cities. Skogan's book is theoretically acute, methodologically sophisticated, and politically astute. It should be required reading for every urban sociologist, policy planner, and public official."--Jerome H. Skolnick, University of California, Berkeley "Panhandling, graffiti, prostitution, abandoned cars and buildings, and junk-filled lots are evidence of neighborhood disorder and decline. In this absorbing and valuable study, Skogan discusses the implications of disorder and skillfully analyzes experimental efforts undertaken to confront it in several American cities."--Gilbert Geis, University of California, Irvine "This timely book not only documents the relationship between disorder and neighborhood decline, but provides a cogent analysis of the currently favored solutions to problems such as community policing and citizen self-help."--Dr. Thomas A. Reppetto, President, Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

Fixing Broken Cities

Author: John Kromer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135967148
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies—initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment. The central question throughout the strategies explored in the book is who should benefit? Who should benefit from the allocation of scarce public capital? Who should enjoy the social benefits of urban development? And who will populate redeveloped areas? Kromer provides realistic guidance about how to move forward with strategic choices that have to be made in pursuing the best opportunities available within highly disadvantaged, resource-starved urban areas. Each of the cases presents strategies that are strongly influenced by geography, economics, politics, and individual leadership, but they address key issues that are major concerns everywhere: enlivening downtowns, stabilizing and strengthening neighborhoods, eliminating industrial-age blight, and providing quality public education options.