Bendruomenių dalyvavimas nusikalstamumo prevencijoje
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In the dissertation the theoretical and practical aspects of communities involvement in crime prevention from a criminological perspective are studied. The first part of the work deals with the concept of community-based crime prevention, identifies the main features and forms of community crime prevention, analyses community role in crime prevention and main aspects of community crime prevention effectiveness. The second part deals with the situation of community participation in crime prevention practice in Lithuania. Firstly, it analyses the indicators of individual and collective citizen participation in crime prevention. Secondly, it discusses the main forms of community participation in crime prevention in Lithuania. The third part, mainly on the basis of the empirical data of this study, analyses the factors of community participation in crime prevention in Lithuania and the main problematic aspects of its practical implementation.