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Edited books


Journal articles (by the first author)


1.  Ceccato, V., & Westman, J. (2024). Where does firearm-related violence
occur in cities?  Journal of Planning LiteratureDOI: 10.1177/08854122231219918

2. Ceccato, V., Ariel, B., Ercin, E., Sampaio, A., Hazanov, J. & Elström, S. (2024) Changing environments to promote safety in libraries. European Journal of Criminology, DOI: 10.1177/14773708231213157

3. Hassler, J., Granberg, T., Steins, K., Ceccato, V. (2024) Towards more realistic measures of accessibility to emergency departments in Sweden. International Journal of Health Geographics 23, 6 (2024). DOI:

4. Ioannidis,I, Haining, R., Ceccato, V., Nascetti, A. (2024) Using remote sensing data to derive built-form indexes to analyze the geography of residential burglary and street thefts, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2023.2296598

5. Ceccato, V.; Ioannidis,I. (2024) Using Remote Sensing Data in Urban Crime Analysis: A Systematic Review of English-Language Literature from 2003 to 2023. International Criminal Justice Review. DOI: 10.1177/10575677241237960


1.Ceccato, V., & Martin, C. (2023). Who takes part in virtual reality (VR) studies? An analysis of lighting research. Sustainable Futures,

2. Ceccato, V., Parishwad, O., & Levine, N. (2023). Defecation, littering and other acts of public disturbance in pandemic times–A study of a Scandinavian city. Cities141, 104456.

3. Ceccato, V., Ercin, E., Sampaio, A., Hazanov, J., & Elfström, S. (2023). Crime at micro-places in public libraries. Security Journal, 1-26. DOI: 10.1057/s41284-023-00390-5.

4. Ceccato, V.; Ioannidis, I. Magnusson, M-M. (2023) Searching for situational patterns in cannabis dealing, possession and use in a Scandinavian context. International Criminology

5. Ceccato, V., Ercin, E., Hazanov, J., Elfström, S., & Sampaio, A. (2023). Safety in a public library: the perspective of visitors and staff. Library Management.   

6. Ceccato, V.(2023) Article-review of the book 'The globalization of evidence-based policing: innovations in bridging the research-practice divide' Piza, E. L. & Welsh B. C. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, DOI: 10.1057/s41300-022-00164-y 

7. Kang, Y.; Abraham, J.; Ceccato, V.; Duarte, F.; Gao, S.; Ljungqvist, L.; Zhang, F.; Näsman, P.; Ratti, C. (2023) Assessing differences in safety perceptions using GeoAI and survey across neighbourhoods in Stockholm, Sweden, Landscape and Urban Planning, 236, DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2023.104768.

8. Solymosi, R., Buil-Gil, D., Ceccato, V., Kim, E., & Jansson, U. (2023). Privacy challenges in geodata and Open Data. Area. 

9. Aransiola, J.T.; Justus, M.; Ceccato, V. (2023) Space-time dynamics of cargo theft: evidence from São Paulo, Brazil. Journal of Transportation Security. DOI: 10.1007/s12198-023-00264-2. 

10. Hassler; J.; Ceccato, V. (2023) Spatiotemporal variations in ambulance demand: towards equitable emergency services in Sweden, Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography,

11. Almeida, F.; Logsdon, L.; Ceccato, V.; De Paula, D.; Santos, J. ; Portela, A. (2023) Análise temporal de roubos e furtos a residência em Cuiabá, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Segurança Pública, DOI: 10.31060/rbsp.2023.v17.n1.1456 

12. Chowdhury, S., Patel, P., Giridharan, V., & Ceccato, V. (2023). Formation of fear and adaptive behavior in young ethnic minority women riding public transport. Transportation Research Record, 03611981231182712. DOI: 10.1177/03611981231182712.

13. Hassler, J., Andersson Granberg, T., & Ceccato, V. (2023). Socio-spatial Inequities of Fire and Rescue Services in Sweden: An Analysis of Real and Estimated Response Times. Fire Technology, 1-20. DOI:10.1007/s10694-023-01496-3


1. Ceccato, V., Gaudelet, N., Graf, G. (2022) Crime and safety in transit environments: a systematic review of the English and the French literature, 1970–2020. Public transport. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-021-00265-1. 

2. Ceccato, V., Lundqvist, P., Abraham, J., Göransson, E., & Svennefelt, C. A. (2022). Farmers, victimization, and animal rights activism in Sweden. The Professional Geographer, 1-14. DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2021.2004899 

3. Ceccato V, Kahn T, Herrmann C, Östlund A. (2022) Pandemic restrictions and spatiotemporal crime patterns in New York, São Paulo, and Stockholm. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. September, DOI: 10.1177/10439862211038471.

4. Ceccato, V., Abraham, J., Svennefelt, C.A., Göransson, E. & Lundqvist, P. (2022) Impacts and coping mechanisms of farmers as victims by animal rights activism in Sweden, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, DOI: 10.1080/01924036.2022.2108470. 

5. Aransiola, T. J., Ceccato, V., & Justus, M. (2022). The commodification of security in Brazil: Urban–rural divide in household adoption of safety protective devices. The Professional Geographer, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2021.1993280.

6. Sundling, C. & Ceccato, V. (2022). The impact of rail-based stations on passengers’ safety perceptions : A systematic review of international evidence. Transportation Research Part F : Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 86, 99-120.

7. Abraham, J., & Ceccato, V. (2022). Crime and safety in rural areas: A systematic review of the English-language literature 1980–2020Journal of Rural Studies94, 250-273. 

8. Huang, D., Ceccato, V., & Kyttä, M. (2022). Safety perceptions in university campuses: the role of environment. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 1-19. DOI: 10.1057/s41300-022-00148-y


1. Ceccato, V., Solymosi, R. & Müller, O. (2021). The use of Twitter by police officers in urban and rural contexts in Sweden. International Criminal Justice Review, 31(4), 456-476.

2. Ceccato, V. & Petersson, R. (2021) Social media and emergency services: information sharing about cases of missing persons in rural Sweden. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2021.1907172  

3. Ceccato V, Langefors L, Näsman P. (2021) The impact of fear on young people’s mobility. European Journal of Criminology. DOI:10.1177/14773708211013299 

4. Moreira, G. & Ceccato, V. (2021) Testing theft transmission in and around São Paulo metro stations, Brazil. Journal of Transport Geography, DOI: 

5. Ceccato V, Loukaitou-Sideris A. (2021) Fear of sexual harassment and its impact on safety perceptions in transit environments: A global perspective. Violence Against Women. DOI:10.1177/1077801221992874 

6. Ceccato, V., Langefors, L. & Näsman, P. (2021) Young people’s victimization and safety perceptions along the trip in Stockholm, SwedenNordic Journal  of Criminology, DOI: 10.1080/2578983X.2021.1882744 

7. Ceccato, V., Loukaitou-Sideris, V. (2021). Sexual harassment in transit environments among college students in the #MeToo Era: Reporting evidence from six continents. American Journal of Criminal Justice,  46:107–129. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-020-09583-9  

8. Aransiola, T. J., Ceccato, V., & Justus, M. (2021). The effect of absolute and relative deprivation on homicides in Brazil. Homicide Studies, DOI: 10.1177/1088767921989068 

9. Loukaitou-Sideris, A., & Ceccato, V. (2021). Sexual harassment on transit: a global, comparative examination. Security journalDOI: 0.1057/s41284-020-00271-1 

10. Wilhelmsson, M., Ceccato, V. and Gerell, M. (2021). What effect does gun-related violence have on the attractiveness of a residential area? The case of Stockholm, Sweden. Journal of European Real Estate Research. 

11. Ceccato, V., Lundqvist, P., Abraham, J. et al. (2021). The nature of fear among farmers working with animal production. International Criminology. DOI: org/10.1007/s43576-021-00024-z (

12. Aransiola, J. Ceccato, V., Justus, M. (2021) Growth of lethal violence in Brazil 2000–2017: A space-temporal analysis of homicides. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/10439862211034343 

13. Ceccato, V. Kahn, T., Vazquez, L. (2021) Lethal violence in Brazil: A systematic review of Portuguese-Language literature From 2000 to 2020. Criminal Justice Review.  DOI:10.1177/07340168211038273 

14. Ceccato, V., & Yarwood, R. (2021). Introduction to focus section: The geographies of crime and policing in the global countryside. The Professional Geographer, 1-3. DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2021.1990090 

15. Levine, N., & Ceccato, V. (2021). Malignant mixes: The overlap of motor vehicle crashes and crime in Stockholm, Sweden. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 161, 106361. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2021.106361       

 16. Ceccato, V. (2021). Special issue—Contemporary issues in Brazilian Criminology. Criminal Justice Review

17. Ceccato, V. & Meško, G. (2021). Special issue: Crime, fear of crime and environmental harm in rural areas. International Criminology.

18. Ceccato, V., Abraham, J. & Lundqvist, P. (2021). Crimes against animal production: Exploring the use of Media archives. International Criminal Justice Review, 31(4), 384-404. 

19. Hassler, J., & Ceccato, V. (2021). Socio-spatial disparities in access to emergency health care—A Scandinavian case study. PloS one, 16(12), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261319 


1. Ceccato, V., Wiebe, D., Vrotsou, K., Nyberg, U., Grundberg, A. (2020) The situational conditions of suicide in transit environments: An analysis using CCTV footage. Journal of Transport & Health, DOI: 10.1016/j.jth.2020.100976.

2. Ceccato, V. & Nalla, M. (2020) Crime and fear in public places: an introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 44:4, 261-264, DOI: 10.1080/01924036.2020.1824716.

3. Ceccato, V., Näsman, P. & Langefors, L. (2020) Sexual violence on the move: An assessment of youth’s victimization in public transportation, Women & Criminal Justice, DOI: 10.1080/08974454.2020.1733732.

4. Ceccato, V. & G. Moreira (2020) The dynamics of thefts and robberies in São Paulo’s metro, Brazil. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. DOI: 10.1007/s10610-020-09462-3.

5. Moreira, G., & Ceccato, V. (2020). Gendered mobility and violence in the Sao Paulo metro, Brazil. Urban Studies, 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/0042098019885552

6. Yates, A., & Ceccato, V. (2020) Individual and spatial dimensions of women's fear of crime: A Scandinavian study case. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, DOI: 10.1080/01924036.2020.1719531

7. Stassen, R.; Ceccato, V. (2020) Environmental and wildlife crime in Sweden 2000 to 2017.  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1043986220927123


1. Ceccato, V., & Wilhelmsson, M. (2019). Do crime hot spots affect housing prices? Nordic Journal of Criminology, 1-19. doi:10.1080/2578983X.2019.1662595

2. Ceccato, V. (2019) Fieldwork protocol as a safety inventory tool in public places. Criminal Justice Studies,

3. Ceccato, V., Willems, O. (2019) Temporal and spatial dynamics of falls among older pedestrians in SwedenApplied Geography, 103 (2019) 122–133.

4. Ceccato, V. (2019) Eyes and Apps on the streets: From surveillance to sousveillance using smartphones. Criminal Justice Review

5. Ceccato, V. (2019) Special issue: Crime and control in the digital era. Criminal Justice Review,

6. Stassen, R.; Ceccato, V. (2019) Police accessibility in Sweden: An analysis of the spatial arrangement of Police services. Policing, https://doi.10.1093/police/paz068.


  1. Ceccato, V., Li, G, Haining, R. (2018) The ecology of outdoor rape: The case of Stockholm,  Sweden. European Journal of Criminology, doi: 10.1177/1477370818770842
  2. Ceccato, V. (2018) Crime in transit environments: Lessons from Stockholm (Sweden) and São Paulo (Brazil) metro systems. Landscape Architecture, 7.  (交通环境犯罪:从瑞典斯德哥尔摩和巴西圣保罗地铁系统的经验总结)
  3. Ceccato, V. (2018) Patterns of traffic accidents among elderly pedestrians in Sweden. Review of European Studies, 10: 117-133, doi:10.5539/res.v10n2p117
  4. Abenoza, R., Ceccato, V., Susilo, Y., Cats, O. (2018) Individual, Travel, and Bus Stop Characteristics Influencing Travelers’ Safety Perceptions. Transportation Research Record, doi:


  1. Ceccato, V., Paz, Y. (2017) Crime in Sao Paulo’s metro system: sexual crimes against women (pre-print version). Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 19:211–226.
  2. Ceccato, V. (2017) Women’s victimisation and safety in transit environments - Foreword to the Special Issue, Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 19.

  3. Ceccato, V. (2017) Women’s transit safety: making connections and defining future directions in research and practice. Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 19, Issue 3–4, pp 276–287.

  4. Ceccato, V., Wiebe, D., Beshagi, B., Vrotsou, K. (2017) Women’s mobility and situational context of rape (not final version). Journal of Interpersonal Violence.DOI: 10.1177/0886260517699950
  5. Ceccato, V., Masci, S. (2017) Does the environment of airports affect passengers’ satisfaction with safety? Journal of Applied Security Research, 12:3, 356-373.
  6. Ceccato, V., & Ceccato, H. (2017). Violence in the Rural Global South: Trends, Patterns, and Tales From the Brazilian Countryside. Criminal Justice Review, 42: 270–290.


  1. Ceccato, V. & Benson, M (2016) Situational crime prevention and tax evasion in Sweden: Proposal for an unconventional investigation of opportunity theory. Crime, Law & Social Change. 66:217–232.
  2. Ceccato, V., Uittenbogaard, A. (2016) Suicides in commuting railway systems in Stockholm, Sweden. Journal of Affective Disorder, 198: 206–221.
  3. Ceccato, V. (2016) Public space and the situational conditions of crime and fear. International Criminal Justice Review, 26: 69-79.
  4. Ceccato, V. & Bamzar, R. (2016) Assessing elderly victimization and fear of crime in public spaces. International Criminal Justice Review, 26:115-133.
  5. Iqbal, A. & Ceccato, V. (2016) Is CPTED useful to improve safety in parks? A test case in Stockholm, Sweden. International Criminal Justice Review, 26.


  1. Da Costa, B.; Ceccato, V. (2015) Assessing the adoption of household safety protection (HSP) in StockholmCrime Science, 4:19.
  2. Ceccato, V. (2015) Rural crime and community safety, an introduction to the Special Issue Journal of Rural Studies,39:157-159.
  3. Uittenbogaard, A., Ceccato, V. (2015) Temporal and spatial patterns of suicides in Stockholm's subway stations. Accidents Analysis and Prevention, 81:86-106.
  4. Iqbal, A., Ceccato, V. (2015) Does crime in parks affect apartment prices? Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 16: 97-121.
  5. Wilhelmsson, M., Ceccato, V. (2015) Does crime affect property prices in a non-metropolitan municipality? Journal of Rural Studies,39:210-218.


  1. Ceccato, V. (2014) Ensuring safe mobility in Stockholm, Sweden. Municipal engineer. 168:74-88.
  2. Ceccato, V. (2014). The nature of rape places. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 40: 97-107.
  3. Bamzar, R., Ceccato, V. (2014). The nature and the geography of elderly injuries in Sweden. GeoJournal, 1-21. doi: 10.1007/s10708-014-9552-z
  4. Bamzar, R. Ceccato, V. (2014).  Regional patterns of elderly falls in Sweden.doi: 10.1007/s10708-014-9594-2
  5. Ceccato, V. (2014). Safety on the move: Crime and perceived safety in transit environments, Introduction to the Special Issue. Security Journal, 27(2), 127-131. doi: 10.1057/sj.2014.11.
  6. Uittenbogaard, A.C.,Ceccato, V.(2014) Making transport nodes safer: an agenda for action in underground stations in Stockholm. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 20:73-100.
  7. Ceccato, V., Uittenbogaard, A.C. (2014) Space–time dynamics of crime in transport nodes, Annals of the Association of the American Geographers, 105: 131-150.


  1. Ceccato, V., Hanson, M. (2013) Experiences from assessing safety in Vingis park, Vilnius, Lithuania. Review of European studies, 5:1-17.
  2. Ceccato, V., Uittenbogaard, A.C. (2013) Environmental and wildlife crime (EWC) in Sweden. International Journal of Rural Criminology, 2:25-52 .
  3. Ceccato, V., Dolmen, L. (2013) Crime prevention in rural Sweden. European journal of criminology, 10: 89-112.
  4. Ceccato, V.(2013) From‘defensible space’ to ‘space of flows’: Integrating geographical information into urban safety research and planning. Urban design & planning,166:15-23.

        2010 - 2012

  1. Uittenbogaard, A.C.., Ceccato, V. (2012) Space-time clusters of crime in Stockholm, Sweden. Review of European studies. 4:148-156.
  2. Ceccato, V., Uittenbogaard, A.C., Bamzar, R. (2011) Safety in Stockholm’s underground stations: the importance of environmental attributes and context. Security Journal, 26, 33–59
  3. Ceccato, V., Lukyte, N. (2011) Safety and sustainability in a city in transition: the case of Vilnius, Lithuania. Cities, 28: 83-94.
  4. Ceccato, V., Wilhemsson, M. (2011) The impact of crime on apartment prices: evidence from Stockholm, Sweden, Geografiska annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 93: 1–23.
  5. Ceccato, V., Dolmen, L. (2011) Crime in rural Sweden. Applied Geography, 31:119-135.
  6. Wikström, P.O., Ceccato, V., Hardie, B., Treiber, K. (2010) Activity fields and the dynamics of crime: advancing knowledge about the role of the environment in crime causation. Journal of quantitative Criminology, 26:55–87.
  7. Kerry,R., Goovaerts, P., Haining, R., Ceccato, V. (2010) Applying geostatistical analysis to crime data: Car-related thefts in the Baltic States. Geographical Analysis, 42:53–77.


  1. Ceccato, V. (2009) Crime in a city in transition: the case of Tallinn, Estonia. Urban studies, 46:1593-1610.
  2. Ceccato, V., Oberwittler, D. (2008) Comparing spatial patterns of robbery: evidence from a Western and a Eastern European city. Cities, 25: 185–196.
  3. Ceccato, V., Haining, R. (2008) Short and medium term dynamics and their influence on acquisitive crime rates in the transition States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy,1:1874-4621.
  4. Ceccato, V. (2008) Expressive crimes in post-socialist states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Journal of Scandinavian studies in criminology and crime prevention, 9:2-30.
  5. Ceccato, V. (2007) Crime dynamics at Lithuanian borders. European journal of criminology, 4:131-160.
  6. Ceccato, V., Haining, R., Kahn, T. (2007) The geography of homicide in São Paulo, Brazil. Environment and planning A, 39:1632-1653.
  7. Ceccato, V. (2005) Homicide in São Paulo, Brazil: assessing spatial-temporal and weather variations. Journal of environmental Psychology, 25:249-360.
  8. Ceccato, V., Haining, R. (2005) Assessing the geography of vandalism: evidence from a Swedish city. Urban studies, 42:1637-1656.
  9. Ceccato, V., Haining, R. (2004) Crime in border regions: The Scandinavian case of Öresund, 1998-2001. Annals of the association of American Geographers, 94: 807-826.
  10. Ceccato, V.; Persson, L.O. (2002) Dynamics of rural areas: an assessment of cluster of employment in Sweden. Journal of Rural Studies, 18:49-63
  11. Ceccato, V., aining, R., Signoretta, P.(2002) Exploring crime statistics in Stockholm using spatial analysis tools. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 22:29-51.
  12. Karlström, A., Ceccato, V. (2002) A new information theoretical measure of global and local spatial association, S. The Review of Regional Research (Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaf), 22: 13-40.
  13. Ceccato, V., Snickars, F. (2000) Adapting GIS technology to the needs of local planning. Environment and Planning B, 27: 923-938.

Publications before 2000 available on request.


Guest-editor in Special Issues - International journals

  1.  Ceccato, V (2020) guest-editor in collaboration with Prof Mahesh Nalla of special issue: Crime and fear in public places in International Journal of Comparative & Applied Criminal Justice, Taylor and Francis. 
  2. Ceccato, V. (2019)  guest-editor of ‘Crime and control and the digital era’ -  published in Criminal Justice Review (Sage).
  3. Ceccato, V. (2017) guest-editor of Crime Prevention & Community Safety, Special Issue: Women's transit safety.
  4. Ceccato, V. (2016) guest-editor of  International Criminal Justice Review, Special Issue: The situational conditions of crime and fear.
  5. Ceccato, V. (2016) guest-editor in collaboration with Prof David Friedrichs, Crime, Law & Social Change, Special Issue: Finance, Harm & White Collar Crime.
  6. Ceccato, V. (2014-15) guest-editor Journal of Rural Studies, Special Issue: Social change, rural crime and community safety.
  7. Ceccato, V. (2014) guest-editor Security Journal, Special Issue: Safety on the move: Crime and perceived safety in transit environments.



Chapters in books


  1. Ceccato, V. (2022) Geographical information and GIS in rural criminology. In: Rural transformations and rural crime: International critical perspectives in rural criminology. M. Bowden & A. Harkness.

  2. Ceccato, V. (2022) Rurality, Crime and Fear of Crime. In: Routledge Rural victim’s book. R. Hale, A. Harkness. Monograph Series in Rural Criminology.

  3. Ceccato, V. A. (2022) Rational choice, routine activity and situational crime prevention. In: Encyclopedia of Rural Crime. Harkness, J. Peterson, M. Bowden, C. Pedersen and J. F. Donnermeyer. 

  4. Ceccato, V. (2022) Fifteen reasons to care about rural crime and safety. In: Rural transformations and rural crime: International critical perspectives in rural criminology. M. Bowden & A. Harkness. 

  5. Ceccato, V.; Trujilo, M. (2022) Rural criminology in South America. In: Encyclopedia of Rural Crime. Harkness, J. Peterson, M. Bowden, C. Pedersen and J. F. Donnermeyer. 

  6. Ceccato, V. (2021) Seguranca e mercado imobiliario urbano. In: Economia do crime no Brasil. M. Justus and M. George. Curitiba: CRV, 401-422 (In Portuguese). 

  7. Ceccato, V. (2020) Safety in public places from a place-oriented public health perspective. In: Companion to Public Space, Vikas Mehta, Danilo Palazzo, Routledge.

  8. Several chapters in Ceccato, V., Nalla, M. (2020) Crime and fear in public places: Towards safe, inclusive and sustainable (OpenAccess, Routledge)

  9. Several chapters in Ceccato, V., Loukaitou-Sideris, A. (2020) Transit Crime and Sexual Violence in Cities: International Evidence and Prevention (Routledge) 

  10. Ceccato, V. (2019) "Apps on the street" En ny tids vakande ögon. Samhällsbyggandet som mysterium – Jane Jacobs idéer om människor, städer och ekonomier. Jesper Meijlings & Tigran Haas (Red)., Nordic Academic Press, Lund, ISBN 978-91-88661-67-8.

  11. Ceccato, V., Melo, S., Kahn, T. (2018) Trends and Patterns of Police-Related Deaths in Brazil. K. Carrington et al. (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South,
  12. Ceccato, V., Tcacencu, S. (2017) Perceived Safety in a Shopping Centre: A Swedish Case Study. In: Ceccato and Armitage (Eds.), Retail crime: Evidence and Prevention.
  13. Ceccato, V., Falk, Ö., Parsanezhad, P., Tarandi, V. (2017) Visualisation of crime in shopping centres . In: Ceccato and Armitage (Eds.), Retail crime: Evidence and Prevention.
  14. Justus, M., Ceccato, V., Moreira, G., Kahn, T. (2017) Crime Against Trading: The Case of Cargo Theft in São Paulo. In: Ceccato and Armitage (Eds.), Retail crime: Evidence and Prevention (in press).
  15. Ceccato, V. (2017) Segurança e mercado imobiliário urbano (Security and the housing market). In A. Vitte (Ed.), Novas perspectivas analiticas e interprepativas da Ciencia geografica no atual contexto do sistema mundo. (pp. 16). Sao Paulo, Brazil: Paco editorial. (in Portuguese).
  16. Ceccato, V. (2017) Fear of crime and overall anxieties in rural areas: The case of Sweden (preliminary version). Handbook of fear of crime. M. Lee (Ed.) (in press)
  17. Ceccato, V. & Wilhemsson, M. (2017) Does Crime Impact Real Estate Prices?

    An Assessment of Accessibility and Location (prelim.version). In S. Johnson and G. Bruisma (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology (in press).

  18. Ceccato, V. (2017) Does poverty cause violence? In P. Sturmey (Ed.) The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression.

  19. Ceccato, V. (2016) Har stadsmiljön betydelsecför säkerheten?

    CPTED-metodens möjligheter och utmaningar. In: T. Haas, D. Nilsson, K. Olsson (Eds.), Urbanismer: Dagens stadsbyggande i retorik och praktik.   In English.

  20. Ceccato, V., Cats, O., Wang, Q. (2015) Pick pocketing in bus stops. In Ceccato A; Newton, A (Eds.) Safety and security in transit environments: an international perspective. London: Palgrave.
  21. Ceccato, V. (2014) The geography of crime in the Swedish capital. In: Ståhle, T. (ed.), Sociala risker och social oro. Länstyrelsen, Stockholm.
  22. Ceccato, V. (2014) The geographic, socio-economic and cultural determinants of violence. Peter D. Donnelly and Catherine L. Ward (Eds.) Oxford Textbooks in Public Health - Violence: A global health priority. (in press)
  23. Ceccato, V. (2014) Vandalism. In: The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, W. Jennings (Ed.).(in press)
  24. Ceccato, V. (2012) Introduction. In Ceccato A (Ed.) The urban fabric of crime and fear. Springer.
  25. Ceccato, V., Wikström, P. (2012) City environments, individual activity patterns and offending. In Ceccato A (Ed.) The urban fabric of crime and fear. Springer.
  26. Ceccato, V., Wilhemsson, M. (2012) Acts of vandalism and fear in neighbourhoods: do they affect housing prices? In Ceccato A (Ed.) The urban fabric of crime and fear. Springer.
  27. Dymen, C., Ceccato, V. (2012) An international perspective of the gender dimension in planning for urban safety. In Ceccato A (Ed.) The urban fabric of crime and fear, Springer.
  28. Salla, J., Ceccato, V., Ahven, A. (2011) Homicide in Estonia. In M. Liem and W A Pridemore (Eds.) Handbook of European homicide research. 421-435.
  29. Ceccato, V. (2008) Crime and space: patterns of offences and offenders’ paths to crime portrayed by Geographic Information Systems (GIS), In: Kartan och Verkligheten, The Swedish society for anthropology and geography - YMER 2008, Thomas Lunden (Ed.), 191-208.
  30. Ceccato, V. (2005) Tools in the spatial analysis of offences: evidence from Scandinavian cities. In: GIS for sustainable development, (Ed.) M Campagna, Taylor and Francis, 267-287.
  31. Ceccato, V.; Persson, L.O. (2003)Differential Economic Performance (DEP) in the periphery: evidence from Swedish rural areas. European Journal of Spatial Development, available at: See also the full report here: dorareport.pdf and here.
  32. Ceccato, V. (2002) Quality of life and social cohesion: a methodological discussion and their implications in planning. In: Reshaping regional planning: a Northern perspective. F Snickars, B Olerup and L O Persson (eds.), Hampshire, Ashgate, 135-165.
  33. Ceccato, V. (2012) Har miljö betydelse för säkerhet och trygghet på T-banan? PLAN.
  34. Ceccato, V. (2011) Plats som motverkar våld. Miljöforskning.
  35. Ceccato, V., Uittenbogaard, A.C., Bamzar, R. (2011) Safety in Stockholm’s underground stations: the importance of environmental attributes and context. Research report, KTH, 110p.
  36. Ceccato, V., Persson, L.O., Westholm, E. (2000) Forskning om och för landsbygds- och glesbygdsutveckling, Kung. Skogs- och lantbruksakademiens tidskrift, 139, 11, 36p.
  37. Ceccato, V. (2000) The impact of modernization on fertility: the case of Mozambique. Working report, The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis -IIASA, Laxemburg, Austria.

Publications before 2000 available on request.



Brott på tunnelbana 2009-2019 (2020)

Trygg stadsmiljö i praktiken:  Visioner, exempel & tips (2019) - rapport 2

Trygg stadsmiljö Teori och praktik (2019) - rapport 1

Trygghet i kollektivtrafiken i Stockholm i ett internationellt perspektiv: En handlingsplan mot sexuella trakasserier och brott i transitmiljöer (2019)

Ceccato, V., Nyberg, U., Vrotsou, K., & Wiebe, D. (2018). Situationsförhållanden vid suicid på tågplattformar: En analys med hjälp av material från övervakningskameror (CCTV).  (Subway’s situational conditions for suicide: An analysis using surveillance cameras (CCTV)), KTH Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad, Kungliga Tekniska högskolan. TRITA-ABE-RPT, 185, 50 sidor.


Theses (1989-2001)

PhD Thesis

Ceccato, V. (2001) Urderstanding urban patterns: Quantitative and qualitative approaches. PhD Thesis, Department of Regional Planning, KTH, Stockholm.

Licentiate thesis

Ceccato, V. (1998) Assessing residential quality of life. Licentiate Thesis, Department of Regional Planning, KTH, Stockholm.

Master Thesis

Ceccato, V. (1994) Avaliação da qualidade de vida urbana usando Sistemas de Informação Geográfica (SIG). Master Thesis, INPE, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. (Portuguese)

Graduation Thesis (Trabalho de graduação)

Ceccato, V.; Vitte, A. (1989) Avalição das mudancas de uso do solo na Bacia do Alambarí usando dados de sensoreamento remoto e Sistemas de Informação Geográfica (SIG). Bachelor thesis, Departamento de Geografia, São Paulo State University, Brazil. (Portuguese).