Wilson, James Q., and George L. Kelling: Broken Windows Theory

Jacinta M. Gau

In: Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Wilson, James Q., and George L. Kelling: Broken Windows Theory

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

  • Entry
  • Reader's Guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject Index

  • Broken windows theory has had a substantial impact on criminological theory and, in particular, on police policy. James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling, the theory's creators, predicted that disorder is a ...

    Looks like you are not subscribed to have access to full content on this book.

    Please login or subscribe to get access.

    If your Institution does not have a subscription and you cannot access the full text of content on the site, find out how your Institution can subscribe.

    • 1. The Classical School of Criminology
    • 2. The Positivist School of Criminology
    • 3. Early American Theories of Crime
    • 4. Biological and Biosocial Theories of Crime
    • 5. Psychological Theories of Crime
    • 6. The Chicago School of Criminology
    • 7. Cultural and Learning Theories of Crime
    • 8. Anomie and Strain Theories of Crime and Deviance
    • 9. Control Theories of Crime
    • 10. Labeling and Interactionist Theories of Crime
    • 11. Theories of the Criminal Sanction
    • 12. Conflict, Radical, and Critical Theories of Crime
    • 13. Feminist and Gender-Specific Theories of Crime
    • 14. Choice and Opportunity Theories of Crime
    • 15. Macro-Level/Community Theories of Crime
    • 16. Life-Course and Developmental Theories of Crime
    • 17. Integrated Theories of Crime
    • 18. Theories of White-Collar and Corporate Crime
    • 19. Contemporary Gang Theories
    • 20. Theories of Prison Behavior and Insurgency
    • 21. Theories of Fear and Concern About Crime
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • X
    • Y
    • Z


      • Loading...
    Back to Top