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Crime Policy between Effective Crime Control and Human Rights Protection

Crime Policy between Effective Crime Control and Human Rights Protection

This video was recorded at 9th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology. Crime policy has been facing the dilemma of whether human rights standards should be upheld or the effectiveness strengthened for quite some time. For the Central and East European countries this dilemma is of particular importance because human rights have been the motivating factor in the processes of the 1990ies democratization. Social changes that occurred after the 1990ies have coincided with an ongoing change in crime policy in the "free world": the liberal and humane crime policy has been slowly replaced by just desert, law and order and other more punitive policies in this field. Crime policy developments in the last decade, especially after 9/11, have been especially oriented towards achieving... Show More
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