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Table 1 Global–local continuum for analysis and preventive response to crime problems

From: ‘Think Global Act Local’: a place-based approach to sexual abuse prevention

  Macro Meso Micro
Analysis Large scale analysis of the problem Intermediate level analysis of the problem Specific, detailed and targeted analysis of the problem at a very local level
Preventive response Targets whole populations Targets specific groups or regions Targets specific issues at specific sites