Keywordspouliční pastorační práce
prevention of criminal behaviour
street pastoral care
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AbstractThis diploma thesis deals with a topic of pastoral street work as a new form of crime prevention and opens up the theme of this new approach inspired by the international Christian movement Street Pastors. The goal of this diploma thesis is to describe the possibilities how to implement pastoral street work idea in environment of the Prague I Municipality District. As being traditional centre of culture, science, business, public services and tourism, Prague faces today to many associating problems resulting from increase in number of tourists. First, the author describes these problems such as increasing noise, higher criminality, noise disturbance or alcohol consumption in the night streets. Further, the author defines the basic concepts of social work, and describes briefly the history of Christian mutual help in terrain. Then she focuses on the movement Street Pastors that could be an alternative solution to these problems and describes on it's mission, vision, values and principles. Street Pastors is an international network of Christian volunteers, that focuses on similar problems in many cities worldwide. Finaly, the author proposes how ideas of Street Pastors could be applied in Prague.