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The Impact of Connectivity and Through-Movement within Residential Developments on Levels of Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

Armitage, Rachel (2011) The Impact of Connectivity and Through-Movement within Residential Developments on Levels of Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour. Other. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This briefing note focuses upon the impact of levels of connectivity and through-movement (within residential housing developments) on levels of crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB). The note is one of a series of themed papers which reports the findings from a collaborative project funded by the Home Office and managed by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE). The project set out to strengthen and update the evidence base on the impact of residential design on a range of crime types – with a specific focus on housing developments acclaimed for their innovative design and award winning architecture. It should be highlighted that although this briefing note is designed as a summary document, the findings and recommendations are based upon a seven month project conducted by a consortium of universities including experts within the field of designing out crime, statistical modelling, urban design and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The project was overseen by an expert Steering Group who ensured that the research was conducted to the required standards in terms of independence and methodological rigour.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Other)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
    H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
    H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    School of Human and Health Sciences > Applied Criminology Centre
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 16 May 2012 11:05
    Last Modified: 16 May 2012 11:05
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/13592

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