3 edition of Criminal victimisation in countries in transition found in the catalog.
Criminal victimisation in countries in transition
by United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute in Rome, Italy
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Publication ;, no. 61, Publication (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute) ;, no. 61|
|Contributions||Zvekić, Uglješa., United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.|
|LC Classifications||HV6250.3.E852 Z84 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 132 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||132|
|LC Control Number||99204598|
In this sub-section the advantages and disadvantages of the adversarial system are investigated with reference to the most well-known (and closely affiliated) alternative, the (so-called) inquisitorial system prevalent in continental Europe, and in a large number of other nations, including some in our region. Dramatic drops in crime have been observed across many countries worldwide, but research has until very recently focused mostly on the US (see, for example, Lafree ; Levitt ; Blumstein & Wallman ). There has been little international comparative research (exceptions include Tseloni et al. , Farrell et al. ), no comparison of the UK jurisdictions, and no .
The International Crime (Victim) Survey, the European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice and Interpol statistics compared. International Journal of Comparative Criminology, 2(1), Cantor, D., & Lynch, J. P. (). Self-report surveys as measures of crime and criminal victimization. In D. Duffee (Ed.), Criminal Justice However, self-reported victimization rates of violence against women by intimates are also relatively high in countries where gender equality is the highest, such as Scandinavian countries. This paradoxical result seems due to increased sensitivity to acts of less serious violence among female respondents in the latter : Jan Van Dijk.
2. African countries record the highest rates of insecurity, which may be driven mainly to the low enforcement of law and order, as well as to weak institutions. 3. Perceptions of insecurity in East Asian and developed countries remains very low. Moreover, countries that have reported the highest rates of insecurity (as shown in figure 1 and. relationship between crime victimisation and mental health could lead us to erroneously conclude that there is an independent effect of victimisation on mental health or, alternatively, lead us to overestimate the size of any such effect. Only a few longitudinal studies of the effect of victimisation on mental health have been Size: KB.
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Text in PDF. Alvazzi del Frate, A., Hatalak, O. & Zvekic, U. (editors)(). Surveying Crime: A Global Perspective. 5 Victimisation by contact crimes 73 Robbery 73 Sexual offences 76 Assaults & threats 79 6 Victimisation by non-conventional crimes 85 Consumer fraud 85 Corruption 88 Hate crimes in the European Union 92 Exposure to drug-related problems in developed countries 95 7 Victimisation trends 99 Property crimes Cited by: 6 Criminal Victimisation in International Perspective most of the resources and interest for victim surveys are still concentrated in the industrialised world, thus the available information covered by this report predominantly originates from European countries.
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Criminal Victimization, This report is the 46th in a series that began in It provides official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from BJS's National Crime Victimization Survey. Part of the Criminal Victimization Series: 9/10/ Downloadable (with restrictions).
Previous research suggests that criminal victimisation can impact negatively on both physical and psychological health. However, as yet, little is known about crime and its effects on population health in the former Soviet Union (fSU) – despite a sharp growth in crime rates in the countries in this region after the collapse of the communist system.
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Experiences of Crime in Thirteen African Countries: Results from the International Crime Victim Survey. Electronic. Overall, these findings hold important implications for the understanding of fear of crime and criminal victimization.
Gender does matter in determining the extent to which a citizen is fearful or fearless; however, the differences in this sample were less than would have been expected based upon existing by: Thus, crime is the product of specificities of transition as much as of patterns of prior deviant behavior (Lotspeich, ).
Whether communism, capitalism, the transition, or a mix of all three was to blame, the countries of the region are still dealing with the legacies of the initial post-independence crime wave. Victim - The recipient of a criminal act, usually used in relation to personal crimes, but also applicable to households.
Victimization - A crime as it affects one individual person or household. For personal crimes, the number of victimizations is equal to the number of victims involved.
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Criminal Victimisation in International Perspective. Key findings from the ICVS and EU ICS. Summary. This report presents the key results of the crime victim surveys that were carried out as part of the fifth sweep of the International Crime Victim Surveys (ICVS) conducted in.
International Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS) Series Investigator(s): ICVS International Working Group, Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Jan J.M. van Dijk, John van Kesteren, Pat Mayhew, and Ugi Svekic The International Crime Victim Survey (ICVS) series was developed by the ICVS international working group.
The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics released estimates of crime from the National Crime Victimization Survey. In most countries in this report, questions have been added to the questionnaire on experiences with street level corruption, consumer fraud, including internet-based fraud and credit card theft, drug-related problems and hate crime.
For most categories of crime trends over time can be studied in a broad selection of countries. Dr. Anna Alvazzi del Frate is the Research Director of Small Arms Survey (SAS), a project of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
Before joining SAS, she spent more than twenty years working for the United Nations, at UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) in Vienna, and previously at UNICRI (United Nations. The contexts of transition require at least a partial rethinking of the traditional purposes of criminal law and of punishment.
76 Aside from the fact that the debate on the identification of the aim or aims of criminal law and of punishment remain open and are probably inexhaustible, 77 we can say that both the inherent traits of these crimes Author: Elena Maculan, Alicia Gil Gil.
Gender, Crime and Victimisation is a thoughtful and thought-provoking book, exploring gender patterns in both offending and victimization.
It offers a thorough examination of how these patterns in society are variously established and represented, researched, explained, and responded to by policy makers and criminal justice agencies.5/5(2).