Search for dissertations about: "crime"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 swedish dissertations containing the word crime.

  1. 1. What's neighbourhood got to do with it? : the influence of neighbourhood context on crime and reactions to crime

    Author : Caroline Mellgren; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Multilevel; Fear of crime; Reactions to crime; Crime prevention; Sweden; Neighbourhood effects; Crime;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to contribute to an increased understanding of how the neighbourhood context acts to influence individual reactions to crime. The general framework is that the social and physical make-up of residential neighbourhoods influences individuals, over and above individual background characteristics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Homeowner's Architectural Responses to Crime in Dar Es Salaan : Its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management

    Author : Ludigija Boniface Bulamile; Rolf Johansson; Tumsifu Nnkya; Jörgen Andreassen; KTH; []
    Keywords : crime; fear of crime; crime prevention; privacy; security safety; architecture; urban planning and design; urban management;

    Abstract : HTML clipboardThis study is about Homeowner’s architectural responses to crime in Dar es Salaam Tanzania: its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management. The study explores and examines the processes through which homeowners respond to crimes of burglary, home robbery and fear of it using architectural or physical elements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Inequality and Social Policy : Education, Crime and Health

    Author : Susan Niknami; Eskil Wadensjö; Anders Stenberg; Miles Corak; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alcohol laws; Crime; Delinquency; Education; Health; Immigrants; Income inequality; Intergenerational Transmission; Relative Income Differences; Substance use; Quasi-experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirical essays. The first essay evaluates the impact on crime of a large scale experimental scheme in which all state monopoly alcohol stores in selected Swedish counties kept open on Saturdays. We show that the experiment significantly raised both alcohol sales and crime. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crime Clusters and Safety in Underground Stations

    Author : Adriaan Cornelis Uittenbogaard; Vania Ceccato; Kate Bowers; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Safety; urban crime; crime distribution; spatial-temproal patterns; underground stations; public transport; environmental attributes; crime prevention; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to explore ways to assess safety in an urban context and intransport nodes. The thesis is composed of articles which aim at assessing whether safety levels vary within a city, at a public transportation network, particularly at stations, and finally making suggestions to increase safety in these environments. READ MORE