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(2000) DITTON, Jason, "Do we expect too much of open-street CCTV?", CCTV Today, Vol 7, No. 1, January, pp. 20-24.

(1999) DITTON, Jason & SHORT, Emma "Yes, it works - no, it doesn't: comparing the effects of open-street CCTV in two adjacent town centres", Crime Prevention Studies, 10, pp. 201-223. To read more, click here.

(1999) DITTON, Jason, "What do Glaswegians think of their city centre CCTV cameras?", CCTV Today, Vol. 6, No. 6, November, pp. 15-19.

(1999) DITTON, Jason, "Why does CCTV seem to 'work' in Airdrie but not in Glasgow?", CCTV Today, Vol. 6, No. 5, September, pp. 10-13.

(1999) DITTON, Jason, SHORT, Emma, PHILLIPS, Samuel, NORRIS, Clive & ARMSTRONG, Gary, The effect of closed circuit television cameras on recorded crime rates and public concern about crime in Glasgow, The Scottish Office Central Research Unit, 65+xiv pp. To read more, click here.

(1999) DITTON, Jason The effect of closed circuit television cameras on recorded crime rates and public concern about crime in Glasgow, The Scottish Office Central Research Unit Main Findings, No. 30, 4 pp. To read this in full, click here.

(1999) NAIR, Gwyneth, DITTON, Jason & McNAIR, David, "Crime in the Dark: Studies in the relationship between streetlighting and crime in Scotland", Scottish Journal of Criminal Justice Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp 75-107.

(1998) SHORT, Emma & DITTON, Jason "Seen and Now Heard: Talking to the targets of Open Street CCTV", British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 38, No. 3, Summer, pp. 404-428. To read more, click here.

(1998) DITTON, Jason & SHORT, Emma "When open street CCTV appears to reduce crime - does it just get displaced elsewhere?", CCTV Today, Vol. 5, No. 2, March, pp. 13-16.

(1998) DITTON, Jason "Public support for town centre CCTV schemes: Myth or reality?", Ch. 12 in Clive Norris, Jade Morgan and Gary Armstrong (eds) Surveillance, Closed Circuit Television and Social Control, Ashgate, Aldershot. To read more, click here.

(1998) DITTON, Jason & SHORT, Emma "Evaluating Scotland's first town centre CCTV scheme: Airdrie's crime data and Airdrie's offenders", Ch. 8 in Clive Norris, Jade Morgan and Gary Armstrong (eds) Surveillance, Closed Circuit Television and Social Control, Ashgate, Aldershot.

(1997) NAIR, Gwyneth, McNAIR, David & DITTON, Jason, "Street Lighting: Unexpected benefits to young pedestrians from improvement" Lighting Research & Technology, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 143-8. To read more, click here.

(1996) SHORT, Emma & DITTON, Jason, Does Closed Circuit Television Prevent Crime? An Evaluation of the use of CCTV Surveillance Cameras in Airdrie Town Centre, The Scottish Office Central Research Unit, ISSN 0950-2254; ISBN 0 7480 5056 6, pp. 24.

(1996) DITTON, Jason, & SHORT, Emma "Yes - CCTV Affects Crime!", CCTV Today, Vol. 3, No. 4, July, pp. 14-18.

DITTON, Jason,NAIR, Gwyneth & BANNISTER, Jon, "The cost-effectiveness of improved street lighting as a crime prevention measure", The Lighting Journal, August/September, Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 251-6.

(1995) SHORT, Emma & DITTON, Jason, Does Closed Circuit Television Prevent Crime? An Evaluation of the use of CCTV Surveillance Cameras in Airdrie Town Centre, The Scottish Office Central Research Unit Research Findings No. 8, pp. 4. The full text of this can be accessed and downloaded by visiting the Scottish Office website (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/cru) and then by clicking on CRU PUBLICATIONS, then on ONLINE CRU PUBLICATIONS BY AREA, then by selecting CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH, and finally by selecting No. 8. Click on the blue site ahead for autorouting: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/cru

(1995) SHORT, Emma & DITTON, Jason, "Does CCTV Affect Crime?", CCTV Today, Vol. 2, No. 2, March, pp. 10-12.

(1995) DITTON, Jason & NAIR, Gwyneth, "SOX vs SON: Is there really any evidence that white lights are any better than orange ones at preventing crime", The Lighting Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, April/May, pp. 91-94.

(1995) McNAIR, David & DITTON, Jason, "Does Anybody know the cost of Street Lighting?", The Lighting Journal, Vol. 60, No. 5, October/November, pp. 299-300. To read more, click here.

(1994) DITTON, Jason & NAIR, Gwyneth "Throwing Light on Crime: A Case Study of the Relationship between Street Lighting and Crime Prevention", Security Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, July, pp. 125-132.

(1994) NAIR, Gwyneth & DITTON, Jason, "'In the dark, a taper is better than nothing': A One Year Follow-Up of a Sucessful Streetlighting and Crime Prevention Experiment", The Lighting Journal, Vol. 59, No. 1, February, pp. 25-27.

(1994) DITTON, Jason & McNAIR, David, "Public Enlightenment", The Surveyor, Vol, 181, No. 5282, pp. 18-19.

(1993) DITTON, Jason; NAIR, Gwyneth & PHILLIPS, Samuel, "Crime in the Dark: A Case Study of the Relationship between Streetlighting and Crime", Ch. 7, pp. 99-114 in Huw Jones (ed) Crime and the Urban Environment: The Scottish Experience, Avebury, Aldershot.

 

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