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NCJ Number: 167895 Find in a Library
Title: Crime and Criminal Justice in an Integrating Europe
Journal: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research  Dated:(1996)  Pages:complete issue
Editor(s): J Junger-Tas
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 104
Type: Conference Material
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: These 10 papers were presented at the European Colloquium on Criminal Policy and Research in September 1996 and focus on crime trends and crime control policies in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe.
Abstract: Individual papers provide an overview of the 3-day colloquium, discuss crime trends in individual countries, and discuss the use of a controlled deviance as a crime prevention strategy in Hungary. Additional papers focus on crime policy from a Western European perspective, the role of punishment and rehabilitation in the corrections policies of the Czech Republic, and the history of organized crime in Estonia. Further papers analyze the crisis and transition in the criminal justice system of Belgium; issues related to law, morality, and restorative justice; and TRANSCRIME, the research group that focuses on transnational crime and is located in the School of Law of the University of Trento in Italy. Figures, tables, footnotes, reference lists, and abstracts of papers from other sources
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime control policies; Crime in foreign countries; Europe; Foreign crime statistics; Foreign criminal justice systems
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