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Environmental criminology
Examines the location of a specific crime and context in which it occurred to understand and explain crime patterns
Utalitarianism
people make decisions with the goal of maximizing pleasure and minimizing pain
Economic choice theory
Argues that people evaluate the options and choose what they believe will satisfy their needs
Rational choice perspective
Clarke and Cornish. Involves utilitarianism and economic choice. Also uses choice structuring properties
Routine activity approach
crime can occur only if there's someone who intends to commit a crime (likely offender), something or someone to be victimized (suitable target), and no one else to observe the crime (absence of a capable guardian). 4th element states there should be no person to control the activities of the likely offender
Ray Jeffery
CPTED
Situational crime prevention
Crime prevention through environmental design