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Theory was proposed by:
James
Q. Wilson
George
L. Kelling
1982
A House in which a window is
Broken:
IF-
Pane of Glass is replaced;
•Owner is Present;
•Cares about the Property,
and;
•Wi...
A House in which a window is
Broken:
BUT
IF- Window remain broken;
•The Property has NO
Guardian;
•An Invitation;
•Every W...
Broken Window Theory
Lack of Organization
City Mismanagement
Dirty Places
Dirty Streets
Poor Infra-structure
Trash Misbeha...
Broken Window Theory
• It is the effect of Lack of organization
and Dirty places on Social Behavior;
• Root Causes Matters...
• Individuals will begin to commit crime such as
Panhandling, Prostitution and Drug dealing.
• These Crime will become par...
• “Fix the BrokenWindows”;
• Attack the initial factor of the Casual Chain:-
Disorder caused by disreputable people
Breakd...
CONCLUSION
 Little things matter - Take care of little
things and the Big things will take care of
themselves.
 "If a wi...
Thanks
for your
kind Attention !
Broken Window Theory
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Broken Window Theory

  1. 1. Theory was proposed by: James Q. Wilson George L. Kelling 1982
  2. 2. A House in which a window is Broken: IF- Pane of Glass is replaced; •Owner is Present; •Cares about the Property, and; •Will not tolerate its disrepair. Implies-
  3. 3. A House in which a window is Broken: BUT IF- Window remain broken; •The Property has NO Guardian; •An Invitation; •Every Window will be Broken; •Vandalism of the House will Implies-
  4. 4. Broken Window Theory Lack of Organization City Mismanagement Dirty Places Dirty Streets Poor Infra-structure Trash Misbehavior Crime LEADS TO
  5. 5. Broken Window Theory • It is the effect of Lack of organization and Dirty places on Social Behavior; • Root Causes Matters; • Opportunity and Vulnerability of Crime;
  6. 6. • Individuals will begin to commit crime such as Panhandling, Prostitution and Drug dealing. • These Crime will become part of the regular activities taking place in the abandoned building and will then spread out into the Neighborhood. • Create more problems for the whole Neighborhood and the Society, due to less involvement of Community.
  7. 7. • “Fix the BrokenWindows”; • Attack the initial factor of the Casual Chain:- Disorder caused by disreputable people Breakdown in Informal control. Invasion of Predatory Criminal. High Crime Rate in the Neighborhood.
  8. 8. CONCLUSION  Little things matter - Take care of little things and the Big things will take care of themselves.  "If a window is broken and left unrepaired, people walking by will conclude that no one cares and no one is in charge."  Carelessness implies Vulnerability.
  9. 9. Thanks for your kind Attention !

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