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This article sets the scene for the contributions in this special edition of Community Safety Journal. It examines the political contexts of community safety initiatives, compares transatlantic and European traditions and discusses convergent and divergent themes.
This article describes the generation of community safety strategies in Italy. They have tended to develop more unevenly than in much of Europe and a plethora of approaches have developed. Social problems differ to those in the other western European countries. It is difficult to describe an...
This article describes the recently introduced model of participatory crime prevention in Greece. The initiative results from dissatisfaction with traditional penal policy, increasing crime, the fear of crime and other social changes.
This article discusses the nature of the notion of ‘risk’ in late modern society and the community safety discourse that has resulted. The present agenda tends not to take account of the infinite variability of the notion of community and thus, the difficulty in replicating initiatives. The...
Belgium has experienced widespread change in its public sector. The author describes the structure of community safety provision that has resulted. This article describes research conducted in 4 Belgian cities. It argues for a conflict-accepting model of partnership where the differing...
This article describes the development of community safety in France where policy and practice is moving from social prevention to a plurality of measures. There has been a de facto delegation to local authorities with consequences for power relationships and new posts. There is little public...
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