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The United Nations and Crime Prevention

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ISBN13: 9789211301779
ISBN: 9211301777
Published: August 1996
Publisher: United Nations
Format: Paperback
Price: £11.50



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In 1992 the UN crime-fighting directorate was elevated to the level of an intergovernmental Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, reflecting the seriousness with which the strengthening of criminal justice systems is regarded at international level. Never has international co-operation against crime been so badly needed, as the liberalization and globalization of markets and finances are opening doors to transnational crime.;This text contains an overview of this area of the UN's work. Following the main text is a compendium of criminal justice guidelines and standards.

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Contents:
A short history of international co-operation against crime; the costs of crime; the United nations crime prevention system; United nations congresses on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders; technical co-operation and advisory services; affiliated and associated institutes. Appendices: United Nations standards, guidelines and international instruments.