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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Public Prosecution in Japan

John O. Haley.

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: International and Comparative Criminology; Courts and Procedure. 10689 words.

This article discusses the role of public prosecution in Japan’s exemplary record of crime prevention. It begins with an overview of the tripartite process of public prosecution in Japan...

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The Illegal Wildlife Trade

Stephen F. Pires and William D. Moreto.

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International and Comparative Criminology; Corporate Crime. 14984 words.

The illegal wildlife trade is a growing problem driven by a number of factors (e.g. subsistence, alternative medicine, accessories, the pet trade). High demand for illicit wildlife products...

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Youth Justice in Australia

Chris Cunneen.

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; International and Comparative Criminology. 10013 words.

This essay provides an overview and analysis of juvenile justice in Australia. It describes the historical background to the establishment of a separate juvenile justice system and the...

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International Criminal Law and International Criminal Justice

Kai Ambos and Alexander Heinze.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; International and Comparative Criminology. 21201 words.

International Criminal Justice is a controversial concept, and there is a burgeoning body of literature on its exact contours. Understood broadly, the term “international criminal justice”...

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International Criminology: Concept, History, Developments, and Institutions

Gema Varona and José Luis de la Cuesta.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: International and Comparative Criminology; Crime Prevention; Forms of Crime. 10824 words.

In a broad sense, international criminology can be described as the set of activities related to crime prevention and control, coming from the academia, public and private institutions and...

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Immigration and Crime

Frances Bernat.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Forms of Crime; International and Comparative Criminology; Crime Prevention; Criminology; Dimensions of Crime. 15205 words.

In the context of crime, victimization, and immigration in the United States, research shows that people are afraid of immigrants because they think immigrants are a threat to their safety...

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