Contents: Introduction; Part I The Early Days - Human Ecology: The study of the delinquent as a person, Ernest W. Burgess; The ecological approach to the study of the human community, R. D. McKenzie; Human ecology, Robert Ezra Park; Ecology and human ecology, Amos H. Hawley. Part II Social Disorganization and Beyond: The neighborhood and child conduct, Henry D. McKay; Rejoinder, Clifford R. Shaw; The conflict of values in delinquency areas, Solomon Kobrin; Community structure and crime: testing social-disorganization theory, Robert J. Sampson and W. Byron Groves. Part III The Focus on Deteriorating Neighbourhoods: Dangerous places: crime and residential environment, Dennis W. Roncek; Community change and patterns of delinquency, Robert J. Bursik Jr and Jim Webb; The police and neighborhood safety: broken windows, James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling; Neighborhood and delinquency: an assessment of contextual effects, Ora Simcha-Fagan and Joseph E. Schwartz; Neighborhood social capital as differential social organization: resident and leadership dimensions, Robert J. Sampson and Corina Graif . Part IV The Rise of Environmental Criminology: Crime prevention and control through environmental engineering, C. Ray Jeffery; The spatial patterning of burglary, Paul J. Brantingham and Patricia L. Brantingham; Some effects of being female on criminal spatial behavior, George F. Rengert; Crime seen through a cone of resolution, Paul J. Brantingham, Delmar A. Dyreson and Patricia L. Brantingham; Cities and crime: a geographic model, Keith D. Harries; The effects of building size on personal crime and fear of crime, Oscar Newman and Karen A. Franck; The methods and measures of centrography and the spatial dynamics of rape, James L. LeBeau; Nodes, paths and edges: considerations on the complexity of crime and the physical environment, Patricia L. Brantingham and Paul J. Brantingham. Part V Recent Works in Social, Ecological and Environmental Criminology: Crime measures and the
Jeffery T. Walker is Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, USA Ernest W. Burgess, R. D. McKenzie, Robert Ezra Park, Amos H. Hawley, Henry D. McKay, Clifford R. Shaw, Solomon Kobrin, Robert J. Sampson, W. Byron Groves, Dennis W. Roncek, Robert J. Bursik Jr, Jim Webb, James Q. Wilson, George L. Kelling, Ora Simcha-Fagan, Joseph E. Schwartz, Corina Graif, C. Ray Jeffery, Paul J. Brantingham, Patricia L. Brantingham, George F. Rengert, Delmar A. Dyreson, Keith D. Harries, Oscar Newman, Karen A. Franck, James L. LeBeau, Martin A. Andresen, Jerry H. Ratcliffe, Travis A. Taniguchi, Eric S. McCord, Danielle M. Reynald, Henk Elffers, Jeffery T. Walker.