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Wilson and Kelling’s “Broken Windows” is an updating of ecological approaches to understanding crime and deviance and this video introduces both the theory and the general Right Realist approach to understanding and preventing crime and deviance.


Key concepts covered in this video:


• Ecological approach

• Physical environment

• Fear of crime

• Informal social control

• Spiral of decline

• Prevention strategies

• Deterrence

• Low level crime

• Crime reduction

• Zero tolerance policing



















Broken Windows


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