This preliminary study examines the nexus between incidence of crime and socio-politico-economic dynamics in Ghana between 1980 and 2010, using both international and local data.
Journal articlesPovertyPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00
Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) and built-environment manifestations in Accra and Kumasi, Ghana
Households in Ghanaian cities have responded to crime by fortifying their houses, a practice referred to as crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).Published dateFriday, October 2, 2015 - 04:00
Journal articlesURBANIZATION HUMAN SECURITY URBAN POVERTY HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS EMPLOYMENT
The article is structured into four sections. The first deals with the global rise of private security companies (PSCs) and the Ghanaian case, while section two looks at the study’s methodology.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00
The quest to understand how urban neighbourhood characteristics impact on crime has become an important theoretical and policy-relevant component of contemporary criminology thinking and a potential gauge for the relative value of informal and forPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00