Determining Trends in Global Crime and Justice : an Overview of Results from the United Nations Surveys of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems

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  title={Determining Trends in Global Crime and Justice : an Overview of Results from the United Nations Surveys of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems},
  author={Jan van Dijk and Wolfgang Rhomberg},
  year={2004}
}
Effectively measuring comparative developments in crime and justice trends from a global perspective remains a key challenge for international policy makers. The ability to compare crime levels across countries enables policy makers to determine where interventions should occur and improves understanding of the key causes of crime in different societies across the globe. Nevertheless, there are significant challenges to comparative work in the field of criminal justice, not least of which is… CONTINUE READING

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