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Global Report on Crime and Justice - Centre for International Crime Prevention, United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention

Paperback Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9780195133172
Number Of Pages: 384

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Crime and justice are no longer simply local or national issues; they are global concerns which require careful study and concerted international action. Meeting this demand, the Global Report on Crime and Justice is a synthesis of research and data gathered by the United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention. In addressing the nature of crime, the operations of national criminal justice systems, and the state of crime prevention from a cross-national perspective, it brings together in published form for the first time a wealth of information about crime and justice from the Member States of the United Nations. It presents crime trends and operations of criminal justice systems on a comparative basis. Drawing on numerous sources from within the United Nations and beyond, it examines emerging developments in crime and justice around the world. The report reveals a great diversity of experiences. Special emphasis is placed on comparing both the different ways countries approach crime problems and the shared perspectives that exist between countries and regions. The Global Reprot provides critical analyses and useful raw data in an easily understandable format.

"An excellent resource and reference materials for teaching and research."--Jag Cl Uppal, Western International University

Overview Introduction: Data sources and their use 1: The experience of crime and justice 2: Police reocrds of crime 3: Bringing to justice 4: Punishment 5: Resources in criminal justice 6: Firearm abuse and regulation 7: Drugs and drug control 8: International trends in crime prevention 9: Emerging Issues: Transnational crime and its control References Notes Appendix 1: Definitions Appendix 2: List of exceptions

ISBN: 9780195133172
ISBN-10: 019513317X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st June 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.64 x 21.74  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 1.05