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NCJ Number: 104066 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Papers on Crime Policy, 2
Corporate Author: United Nations European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)
Editor(s): P Minkkinen
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 212
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Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Finland
Annotation: Twelve papers examine criminal justice system policy in several European countries.
Abstract: Aspects of the Hungarian criminal justice system examined include the professional regulation of mens rea and actus reus, policy on alcoholism and the management of alcohol-related offenses, treatment of the mentally ill offender, and international and national practices for the treatment of alien offenders. Laws and procedures covering victims' rights and victim compensation in Czechoslovakia are reviewed, and implications of the relationship between personality and violent criminal careers in Czech youth are discussed within the context of a controlled study. Also included are results of a study of Russian juvenile offenders< impressions of and attitudes toward penal proceedings and incarceration, the rehabilitative approach of Swedish prisons, and future prospects of alternatives to incarceration in Spain. Strict crime control measures recently enacted in Poland are enumerated, and movements toward community treatment in Yugoslaviia are discussed. Philosophical and ethical issues in the scientific study of crime also are considered. Footnotes. For individual papers, see NCJ 104067-104075.
Main Term(s): Foreign criminal justice systems
Index Term(s): Alcohol-Related Offenses; Crime control policies; Foreign correctional facilities; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign courts; Hungary; International law; Juvenile case studies; Law reform; Mentally ill offenders; Spain; Sweden; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
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