What Works: Scholars Review Crime Prevention

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Researchers from the U.S. and other countries who gathered in 2012 in Jerusalem to discuss the effectiveness of programs aimed at preventing crime have compiled their findings into a new book: “What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation.”

Edited by David P. Farrington of Cambridge University and Charlotte Gill and David Weisburd, both of George Mason University, the book includes chapters highlighting policing, sentencing, correctional and drug intervention programs and community intervention programs, among other topics.

In Chapter 2 . . .

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