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NCJ Number: 31621 Find in a Library
Title: ROLE OF ANTI-SOCIAL ATTITUDE AND MOTIVE IN ESTABLISHING HOOLIGANISM - HUNGARY
Author(s): Z BODGAL
Corporate Author: Eotvos Lorand University
Hungary
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Eotvos Lorand University
Budapest, Hungary
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: Hungary
Annotation: DISCUSSION OF CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFYING AND PROSECUTING OFFENSES OF VIOLENT, DESTRUCTIVE, OR DISORDERLY BEHAVIOR UNDER THE CATEGORY OF 'HOOLIGANISM'.
Abstract: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HOOLIGANISM AND OTHER OBJECTIVELY SIMILAR OFFENSES IS THAT HOOLIGANISM IS CONCEIVED OF AS HAVING A MARKEDLY ANTI-SOCIAL CHARACTER. THE AUTHOR SUPPORTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING THE OVERALL SOCIAL ORIENTATION OF THE OFFENDER AS THE BASIS FOR DETERMINING THE ANTI-SOCIAL CHARACTER OF THE OFFENSE. IN THIS SYSTEM, THE OVERALL SOCIAL ORIENTATION OF THE OFFENDER IS REFERRED TO AS HIS ATTITUDE AS OBJECTIVELY DESCRIBED, AS OPPOSED TO HIS SUBJECTIVE, CONSCIOUS MOTIVATIONS TO COMMIT THE OFFENSE. EARLIER STATUTORY REGULATION IS BASED THE EVALUATION OF ANTI-SOCIAL CHARACTER ON MOTIVATION. --IN GERMAN. SUMMARY IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH
Index Term(s): Antisocial attitudes; Crimes against persons; Criminal codes; Hungary; Laws and Statutes; Motivation; Offense classification; Property crimes; Prosecution; Violent crimes
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