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Evidence-Based Crime Prevention

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the methods used in the evidence-based approach to evaluating the effectiveness of crime-prevention measures, suggesting that crime prevention should be rational and based on ... More


Understanding risk-focused prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the classification of prevention programs for offending, focusing on the so-called risk-focused prevention. It explains that risk-focused prevention is the leading conceptual, ... More


Value for money in social marketing

Graham Lister

in Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.003.18
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Prevention may be better than cure, but how do we prove that spending money on social marketing to support health and well-being is good value for money? This is the challenge that social marketing ... More


Awarding the Contract

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter is concerned with procurement: the process of advertising the contract, inviting bids from firms, and deciding which bid offers the best value for money. There are four public law ... More


Contract Management

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the contract management process. Like any other contracting party, the government's aim is to obtain the goods and services it has contracted for at the agreed price and in ... More


Social and Environmental Goals

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the use of government contracts to pursue social and environmental goals not immediately related to the contract itself. Some commentators argue that contracts are a good ... More


The Benefits of Long-Term P3 Concessions

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The P3 model creates different incentives for highways, including risk transfer and design innovation. Financial differences include revenue bonding, better project selection, guaranteed maintenance, ... More


Values and ethics of health impact assessment

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There must be a clear distinction between ethics of the decision maker and ethics of the assessor. The decision maker should be bound by the same ethical rules as the citizen whereas the ethical duty ... More


Introduction

Peter Trepte

in Regulating Procurement: Understanding the Ends and Means of Public Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267751
eISBN:
9780191683350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267751.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Recent years have witnessed an extraordinary worldwide growth in procurement regulation at both national and international level. The concepts contained in these regulations such as efficiency, ... More


Conclusions

Peter Trepte

in Regulating Procurement: Understanding the Ends and Means of Public Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267751
eISBN:
9780191683350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267751.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The exponential growth witnessed in the last few years in the number of countries adopting, amending, and improving their procurement regulations has given rise to a general debate over what forms ... More


Does Public Service Television Really Give Consumers Less Good Value for Money than the Rest of the Market?

Patrick Barwise

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the assumption that public service television (PST), i.e. BBC TV, commercial public service broadcasters (PSBs), and non-PSBs, offers less consumer value for money than the rest ... More


Outsourcing on steroids: regeneration meets the Private Finance Initiative

Stuart Hodkinson

in Safe as houses: Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526141866
eISBN:
9781526144713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526141866.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces the controversial background and evolution of the PFI model in public housing regeneration. A first section outlines the basic workings of PFI and how it emerged as part of ... More


Micro-enterprises: better outcomes at a lower cost

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter six examines issues relating to the outcomes of care, bringing in the formal outcomes data from the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT). The chapter sets out the increased privileging ... More


Performance against Objectives

Gillian Doyle

in The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the performance of the UK Film Council in relation to some of its key stated policy objectives and funding schemes and initiatives. As a distinctive organisation with few ... More


The Student as Consumer: Legal Framework and Practical Reality

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The funding of teaching in English higher education is underwritten by the fees that students pay and this inevitably casts higher education as a product and students as consumers. The chapter ... More


Government and Contract

Tony Prosser

in The Economic Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the different ways in which government uses contractual techniques, both as a way of regulating and as a means of procurement. Control by domestic courts has in the past been ... More


Audit, Accountability, and the Impact of the Two World Wars

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The impact of the World Wars on accountability was on three levels: parliamentary funding, controls over the conduct of spending, and the scope and depth of audit. During the First World War the ... More


Post-War Strengths and Challenges

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Continuing high levels of military procurement, the introduction of the National Health Service, extended programmes in pensions, welfare and social services, housing, and industrial and ... More


Public Procurement in Turkey

Sübidey Togan, Bedri Kamil Onur Taş, and Servet Alyanak

in The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter discusses Turkey’s public procurement regime. Turkey is not a member of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) but is an EU accession candidate country, and as such will be ... More


Achieving Better Health Outcomes Through Innovative Strategies and Results-focused Interventions

Collins Chansa, Mirja Sjoblom, and Monique Vledder

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the financing, health status, and key challenges to attaining better health outcomes and universal health coverage in Zambia. The evidence we have presented tell us that there ... More


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