Title

Criminal Tendencies: The International Breakdown of Law and Order

Publication Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1-1995

Abstract

Crime is a growth industry. Though crime statistics are notoriously difficult to interpret, most measures seem to show an inexorable rise. According to UN figures, reported crime for the period 1976-1986 increased globally at 5 per cent per year - well above the growth in population.

Keywords

Globalization, social problems, crime

Discipline

Criminal Law | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

States of Disarray: The Social Effects of Globalisation

First Page

72

Last Page

84

ISBN

9789290850137

Publisher

UNRISD

City or Country

Geneva

Additional URL

http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789290850137

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