Crime Prevention through Housing Design

Policy and Practice

  • Rachel Armitage

Part of the Crime Prevention and Security Management book series (CPSM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Rachel Armitage
      Pages 1-5
  3. Reducing Residential Crime through Design — Theory, Policy and Practice

  4. What Works in Reducing Residential Crime through Design

  5. Conclusion

    1. Rachel Armitage
      Pages 201-210
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 211-230

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive review of the impact of residential design on crime focusing upon research, policy and practice both in the UK and internationally, appealing to both academics and practitioners within the fields of crime prevention, urban planning and architecture.


Architecture planning residential areas crime reduction architecture crime crime prevention design sustainability urban planning

Authors and affiliations

  • Rachel Armitage
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Criminology CentreUniversity of HuddersfieldUK

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