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Sport and crime reduction

Geoff Nichols

Sport and crime reduction

the role of sports in tackling youth crime

by Geoff Nichols

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Published by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeoff Nichols.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 N474 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17171601M
ISBN 109780415396479, 9780415396486
LC Control Number2006037496

  20% of this reduced crime is attributable to Kickz. One important factor which both schemes share is that their sports coaching is supplemented with educational workshops and classes on topics such as ‘drug awareness and healthy eating’ in the case of Kickz, and ‘gangs, knife crime and drug abuse’ in the case of StreetChance.   The Council of Europe has produced at least one resolution dating back to the ’s linking sport to the reduction of youth crime. I will provide some input as to the possibilities for European-level assistance (financial, human and material resources) in encouraging the use of sport as a tool to reduce youth crime in Europe: The prospect of.

reduction in juvenile crime between October and January when compared to crime statistics from 12 months earlier (Sport England, ). The benefits of organized sport for at-risk youth are maximized if programs are skills-based, team-focused and learning-rich (Diana, ). Organized sport programs that engage at-risk youth byFile Size: KB. This book addresses this gap in the literature, bringing together empirical research from programmes in the UK, US and Australia with an explanation and evaluation of the results of these initiatives. Subjects covered include: assessment of programmes in a range of contexts; the first evidence base of crime reduction sport programmesAuthor: Geoff Nichols.

to maximise the value of appropriately designed sport interventions to policing and youth crime reduction. 2. To quantify financial savings and efficiencies in line with the guidance provided in The Green Book 3. To engender more effective collaboration between police, crime agencies, local government, and community sport agencies. 4.   Crime prevention is not the primary objective of sport and physical activity, but it might be an extremely positive byproduct. This paper examines a variety of sporting activities that appear to have had a beneficial effect in helping young people steer away from trouble.


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synergies with sport development and promotion of facility use. Examining a variety of realworld case studies set up with the aim of reducing levels of crime in the community, Sport and Crime Reduction should be read by students and professionals in local government, sports development, youth and community work, criminology, the youth justice Cited by: This book addresses this gap in the literature, bringing together empirical research from programmes in the UK, US and Australia with an explanation and evaluation of the results of these initiatives.

Subjects covered include: assessment of programmes in a range of contexts; the first evidence base of crime reduction sport programmesCited by: Examining a variety of realworld case studies set up with the aim of reducing levels of crime in the community, Sport and Crime Reduction should be read by students and professionals in local government, sports development, youth and community work.

Examining a variety of realworld case studies set up with the aim of reducing levels of crime in the community, Sport and Crime Reduction should be read by students and professionals in local government, sports development, youth and community work, Format: Paperback.

archival materials into account to consider the recreation and sport effects on crime reduction. It has implications for communities worldwide. Keywords: Crime, Recreation, Sport Introduction For much of this century, citizens have placed the primary responsibility for crime prevention in the hands of the formal system of criminal justice.

Sport can reduce youth violence and crime This synthesis study examines evaluations of sports-based youth interventions in London and finds different types of evidence claiming that sport can indeed reduce youth violence and crime.

Sport can act as a diversionary activity distracting from File Size: 1MB. Sport and Crime Reduction. DOI link for Sport and Crime Reduction. Sport and Crime Reduction.

DOI link for Sport and Crime Reduction. Sport and Crime Reduction book. The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime. By Geoff Nichols.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 14 October Pub. location : Geoff Nichols. Get this from a library. Sport and crime reduction: the role of sports in tackling youth crime. [Geoff Nichols] -- "The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten.

This complex and ambivalent answer should not, however, deter a reader interested in sport and crime reduction. What Nichols demonstrates, importantly, is a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of his topic, much needed when set against the historical context and the notion that a code of moral conduct is woven through the rules, etiquette Author: David Kirk.

Crime prevention through sports. As part of its efforts to support the implementation of the Doha Declaration, UNODC has launched a global youth crime prevention initiative that builds on the power of sports as a tool for peace. The initiative aims to promote sports and related activities to prevent crime and to effectively build resilience of.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Geoff Nichols. Table of contents for Sport and crime reduction: the role of sports in tackling youth crime / Geoff Nichols. Contents page 1. Introduction WHO THE BOOK IS AIMED AT THE BOOK STRUCTURE DEFINING TERMS THE MAIN ARGUMENT OF THE BOOK 2.

Value judgements and some traditional rationales for sport THE INFLUENCE OF TRADITIONAL VALUES SOME. Sport and crime prevention: Individuality and transferability in research DAVID EKHOLM1 1 Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies Corresponding author email: @ Journal of Sport for Development Abstract!.

Researchers have examined sport practices as a means of crime prevention. Sport and crime reduction: the role of sports in tackling youth crime Nichols, Geoff, The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re.

Get this from a library. Sport and Crime Reduction: the Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime. [Geoff Nichols] -- Introduction to the programme at the national level; National evaluation and results; A local programme - Sportaction; Local evaluation; Results; Case studies; How and why the programme worked.

Sport scores: The costs and benefits of sport for crime reduction Laureus Sport for Good Foundation & Ecorys A new Laureus-funded report has shown that community sports projects not only successfully tackle youth crime, but in doing so can save governments money as well.

Sport and Crime Reduction: The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime by G. Nichols Article in The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice 47(5) December with Reads. Please Note: 'Sport for Good'/ 'Sport 4 Good' may also be referred to as 'Sport for Development' or 'Sport for Social Change'.

In countries where poverty is absolute, or where extreme poverty is the standard, Sport for Good often works to support communities to develop the basics – including greater literacy, hygiene awareness and drug awareness. effective ways to maximise the value of appropriately designed sport interventions to policing and youth crime reduction.

To quantify financial savings and efficiencies in line with the guidance provided in The Green Book 3. To engender more effective collaboration between police, crime agencies, local government, and community sport File Size: KB. Book Description. Across the globe, challenging and contentious issues about community safety and security increasingly exercise governments and police forces—as well as, for example, town planners and car-park designers.

Crime Reduction is fully indexed and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places. The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket.

However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the rationale behind these programmes, and evidence of their successes and failures has been.The Alliance of Sport for the Desistance of Crime has just completed a project for young offenders inside two secure establishments in Kent.

Staff from Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) and Fight For Peace delivered weekly football and boxing 'clubs’, offering coaching, personal development and mentoring to young men and women.Crime Prevention Through Sport and Physical Activity Article (PDF Available) in Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice January with 5, Reads How we measure 'reads'.