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Measuring organised crime in Belgium: a risk-based methodology
The influence of warning messages on the public's perception of substance use: A theoretical framework
- Dave Gelders, R. Patesson, +8 authors F. V. Laenen
- Sociology, Computer Science
- Gov. Inf. Q.
- 1 April 2009
We bring different theories together to develop a theoretical framework that helps to understand how early warning messages about (new) dangerous drugs can influence the public's perception of substance use. Expand
Explaining and understanding the role of exposure to new social media on violent extremism: an integrative quantitative and qualitative approach
Recently, we have seen a boom in new social media (NSM) and other web 2.0 applications, bearing a large potential for communication and networking (Conway, 2012). These developments have transformed… Expand
Studies on public drug expenditure in Europe, possibilities and limitations
ABSTRACT The number of studies on public expenditure is growing in view of the growing importance of the evaluation of drug policies. Public expenditure is an important indicator of government… Expand
Alternative sanctions for drug users: fruitless efforts or miracle solution?
In most Western European countries, including Belgium, judicial alternative sanctions are increasingly being used for drug users. Because no study into the effectiveness of Belgian judicial… Expand
Multidisciplinary drug policies and the UN drug treaties
Criminal justice responses to drug offences: Recidivism following the application of alternative sanctions in Belgium
Drug offences require adequate responses from the criminal justice system. In most Western European countries, including Belgium, the use of judicial alternative sanctions for drug users is on the… Expand
Strategies of the EU and the US in combating transnational organized crime