ERIC Number: ED434974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Oct
What Can the Federal Government Do To Decrease Crime and Revitalize Communities? Panel Papers from the Department of Justice Symposium (Washington, D.C., January 5-7, 1998).
Department of Justice, Washington, DC. National Inst. of Justice.
These panel papers address various ways to meet the needs of changing communities in achieving the goal of reducing crime and revitalizing communities. Weeding out crime and seeding target areas with social services and economic revitalization calls for a range of strategies, as identified by the panelists. The following papers are included: (1) "The Context" (Bailus Walker, Jr.); (2) "Economic Shifts That Will Impact Crime Control and Community Revitalization" (Cicero Wilson); (3) "The Context of Recent Changes in Crime Rates" (Alfred Blumstein); (4) "Community Watch" (Amitai Etzioni); (5) "Revitalizing Communities and Reducing Crime" (Robert L. Woodson, Sr.); (6) "Cooling the Hot Spots of Homicide: A Plan for Action" (Lawrence W. Sherman); (7) "Communities and Crime: Reflections on Strategies for Crime Control" (Jack R. Greene); (8) "Crime Prevention and Crime Deterrence" (David Kennedy); (9) "Revitalizing Communities: Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention" (Deborah Prothrow-Stith); (10) "Lawyers Meet Community. Neighbors Go to School. Tough Meets Love: Promising Approaches to Neighborhood Safety, Community Revitalization, and Crime Control" (Roger L. Conner); (11) "Dynamic Strategic Assessment and Feedback: An Integrated Approach to Promoting Community Revitalization" (Terence Dunworth); (12) "Community Crime Analysis" (John P. O'Connell); and (13) "What Do We Do Next? Research Questions and Implications for Evaluation Design" (Jan Roehl). An appendix contains author biographies. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. National Inst. of Justice.
Note: A joint publication of the National Institute of Justice and the Executive Office for Weed and Seed.