The Criminal Act

The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory

  • Martin A. Andresen
  • Graham Farrell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Martin A. Andresen, Graham Farrell
    Pages 1-4
  3. D. Kim Rossmo, Lucia Summers
    Pages 19-32
  4. Gisela Bichler, Aili Malm
    Pages 33-58
  5. Nick Tilley, Graham Farrell, Ronald V. Clarke
    Pages 59-76 Open Access
  6. Dainis Ignatans, Ken Pease
    Pages 77-87
  7. Richard B. Felson
    Pages 88-107
  8. Kate Bowers, Shane D. Johnson
    Pages 115-130
  9. Patricia L. Brantingham, Paul J. Brantingham
    Pages 131-145
  10. Johannes Knutsson
    Pages 169-176
  11. George Rengert, Brian Lockwood, Elizabeth R. Groff
    Pages 214-239
  12. Martin A. Andresen, Graham Farrell
    Pages 240-257
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 258-273

About this book


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.


Routine activity theory criminology crime ecology environmental criminology crime drop rational choice offender mobility community crime environment Nation nature police Rational choice Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin A. Andresen
    • 1
  • Graham Farrell
    • 2
  1. 1.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada
  2. 2.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada

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