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NCJ Number: 157399 Find in a Library
Title: Comparative Criminology: Objectives, Methods, Research Findings
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:9  Dated:(September 1995)  Pages:30-45
Author(s): H C H J Schneider
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 16
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: Comparative methods are becoming more significant and widely used in the field of criminology.
Abstract: The author analyzes the methodology of comparative criminology, based on accepted definitions, and examines the significance of social control theory to the study of crime trends. The article discusses developments in criminology in Latin America, stresses the importance of comparative criminology in the context of European unification, and illustrates the use of comparative methods in studying crime in Japan and Germany. 50 notes
Main Term(s): Comparative criminology
Index Term(s): Japan; Latin America; Research methods
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