Design and Crime: Proofing Electronic Products and Services against Theft

European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research (Impact Factor: 0.53). 11/2007; 14(1):1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s10610-007-9043-6


This paper introduces the work of Project Marc (an EU-funded project to develop mechanisms for assessing the risk of crime)
and discusses both difficulties encountered throughout the project and progress made since the project ended. The authors
introduce the papers contained within this special edition and summarise their relevance to crime-proofing. The paper discusses
progress made within this field in the decade prior to Project Marc and makes recommendations to ensure that the ideas move

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