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This new text, written by a collection of scholarly experts, presents significant issues related to contemporary crime prevention efforts. It is interdiscplinary it its approach making it appropriate for courses within a criminal justice or sociology curriculum. Co-Editor and author, Professor Mackey, begins by emphasizing the importance of crime prevention as it relates to financial and social costs and introduces students to the theoretical models of crime prevention.The organization parallels the medical model of crime prevention; primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention efforts. Topics covered include, policing and crime prevention, preventing terrorism, technology and crime, programs for deliquency prevention and rehabilitation of juvenile offenders, prevention of sex offenses, and efforts to prevent white collar crime.