Shopping and Crime (Crime Prevention and Security Management)

Shopping and Crime (Crime Prevention and Security Management)

By: Joshua Bamfield (author)Paperback

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An interdisciplinary study of retail crime as a cultural phenomenon, drawing on economics, criminology and management to present a comprehensive explanation for the growth in retail thefts. This topical study explores crime prevention as a management issue, using criminomics, a concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests.

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About Author

JOSHUA BAMFIELD has studied retail consumer and crime trends in Europe and North America for 30 years and has acted as consultant to major retail corporations. He taught management, strategy and industrial economics at Oxford Brookes, UK,before becoming Head of Business at Northampton University. He is Director of the Centre for Retail Research, Nottingham, Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and read PPE at Oxford and Industrial Economics at Nottingham.


Introduction Shopping and Offending Shopper and Shoplifter How Shoplifters Shop the Store The Crime of Theft: How Much is Stolen? Theft by Employees The Politics of Retail Crime Prevention Sanctions Against Retail Crime The Roles of Loss Prevention Managing Loss Prevention Conclusions

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781137572165
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2012
  • Number Of Pages: 334
  • ID: 9781137572165
  • weight: 428
  • ISBN10: 1137572167

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