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Ceccato's research is on Urban Safety. She is at CEFIN, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. She is interested in  geography of crime, safety and gender, quantitative methods and spatial data analysis. She has conducted research on spatial patterns of crime in Scandinavia, Brazil, UK and the Baltic countries particularly on the relation between crime and socio-economic neighborhood dynamics and land use characteristics. Her current research projects deal with safety as a commodity and a public good, places of outdoor rape, crime and fear of crime in Stockholm’s underground stations and safety in Swedish rural areas. She has published in international journals, mostly in Geography and Criminology.

She is the editor of the book  The urban fabric of crime and fear  by Springer, 2012 and the author of Moving safely: Crime and safety in Stockholm's subway stations, by Lexington books, 2014.




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