Theories of crime. Environmental theories and the ecology of crime. Tools and techniques of criminal geography. Spatial distribution of crime. Crime analysis through criminological maps. Criminological profiles through maps. Crime patterns. Crime prevention through the design of spaces.
This course is going to show one of the major developments of the so-called Theory of Crime, which, unlike the Theories of Crime, focused on the offender, contemplated the crime as an event that takes place in a particular environment.