By Arnold P. Goldstein
In The Psychology of Vandalism, Arnold P. Goldstein completely examines the prestige, causation, prevention, and remediation of vandalistic habit. Goldstein presents vandal- and environment-oriented reasons and interventions. He comprises 169 strategies to minimize vandalism in addition to methods for choosing and mixing those strategies into courses. a variety of exemplary learn studies assessment diversified vandalism interventions. This reference will gain graduate scholars, practitioners, and lecturers in scientific, social, and environmental psychology in addition to criminology.
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It's all about self-expression. We are adding something colourful to a bland, blank surface which others will see and admire. It may not be fully appreciated at the moment, but in due course I believe it will be recognised as an art form (The Guardian, 21 January 1991). Source: F. Coffield (1991). Vandalism and graffiti: The state of the art. London: Calouste Gubbenkian Foundation, p. 67. pushing loaded carts; park playground equipment broken as a result of long and often overly energetic use-these are depreciative behaviors.
It is one thing to omit from inclusion defacement or destruction due to accident, or that incurred attendant on theft or burglary. It is quite another matter to leave out damage due to intentional environmental design, corporate greed, careless or avaricious developers, or political chicanery. Such "pinstripe vandalism" (Downes, 1974), Coffield (1991) correctly asserted, has "damaged our cities and landscapes a thousand times more permanently and irreversibly than all the vandals without power rolled into one" (p.
Christensen (1985). Environmental cues and vandalism: An exploratory study of picnic table carving. Environment and Behavior, 17, p. 454. 4. Vindictive vandalism. This is damage done in order to gain revenge. The student who torches the school principal's office after perceiving he was unjustly punished exemplifies such vandalism. 5. Play vandalism. This is destruction or disfigurement in the course of play: Who can break the most windows or shoot out the most street lamps? 6. Malicious vandalism.
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