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Title: UNDERSTANDING CRIME: EXPERIENCES OF CRIME AND CRIME CONTROL
Editor(s): A Alvazzi del Frate; U Zvekic; J J M van Dijk
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 737
Sponsoring Agency: Italian Interior Ministry,
Israel
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Netherlands Ministerie Van Justice
2500 Eh the Hague, Netherlands
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
10127 Torino, Italy
Publication Number: ISBN 92-9078-023-2
Sale Source: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
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10127 Torino,
Italy

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Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: Italy
Annotation: This volume contains the proceedings of an international conference sponsored by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute. The conference presented the findings of the 1992 international crime (victim) survey conducted in 30 countries, discussed selected issues related to research and the use of victim surveys, and promoted the exchange of views and experiences among criminal justice policymakers and administrators.
Abstract: The main findings of the 1992 international survey focused on criminal victimization in the industrialized world, victimization in the developing world, a comparison of victimization in central and eastern Europe, and the attitudes of crime victims in Italy. Research issues discussed in these essays include data collection methods, reliability, problems in measuring victimization risk, and secondary analysis of international crime survey data. Policy issues addressed by conference participants included the implications of national and international victim surveys, the impact of local victimization surveys on criminal policies, the role of citizen surveys in developing police policy, and the need to monitor victims' needs and programs. This volume also contains a general conference report, session reports, and summaries of country and city surveys. 3 appendixes
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Criminology; Foreign criminal justice research; United Nations (UN); Victimization surveys
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program Publication No. 49.
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