Hot Spots of Robberies in the City of Malmö: A Qualitative Study of Five Hot Spots, Using the Routine Activity Theory, and Crime Pattern Theory

DSpace Repository

Hot Spots of Robberies in the City of Malmö: A Qualitative Study of Five Hot Spots, Using the Routine Activity Theory, and Crime Pattern Theory

Details

Files for download
A qualitative ...
Overview of item record
Publication 2-year master student thesis
Title Hot Spots of Robberies in the City of Malmö: A Qualitative Study of Five Hot Spots, Using the Routine Activity Theory, and Crime Pattern Theory
Author Dymne, Carl
Date 2017
English abstract
Studies about hot spots of crimes have found that crimes are clustered; few places have many crimes. There is a consensus among criminologists that opportunities for crimes are important when explaining hot spots, at some places, there are more opportunities than at other places. The same applies for hot spots of robberies. Most studies done on the subject are quantitative, relatively little is done using a qualitative approach. Furthermore, little research is done in a Swedish or Scandinavian context. To fill these research gaps this study use participant observations to research five hot spots of robberies in Malmö. The research will try to answer which characteristics are important to explain why the places are hot spots and what the similarities and differences there between the places are. This will be analyzed using the Routine Activity Theory and the Crime Pattern Theory. The findings suggest that place-specific things are important to explain why the places are hot spots, but when using the theories several places are similar.
Publisher Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle
Pages 46
Language eng (iso)
Subject Hot spots
Robberies
Routine Activity Theory
Crime Pattern Theory
Place-specific things
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/23167 Permalink to this page
Facebook

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Details

Search


Browse

My Account

Statistics