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Author: Simonas NIKARTAS
Topic category: Criminology

The article analyzes different aspects of community crime prevention, referring to the studies conducted by foreign researchers. It also discusses the concept of community crime prevention and its main forms of implementation. The main attention is paid to the effectiveness of this type of crime prevention.

Author: René van SWAANINGEN
Topic category: Criminology

This article examines the challenges and difficulties of an interdisciplinary approach in criminology. It does so by first briefly describing criminology’s history, thereby pointing at its rather weak epistemological history.

Topic category: Criminology

The first results of ISRD-3 showed that there is a link between delinquency and victimization. Those pupils who became victims of criminal offences were more likely to commit delinquent acts themselves.In this article the further research is continued and the features of minors who experienced victimisation and committed delinquent acts are analysed.

Author: Gintautas Sakalauskas
Topic category: Criminology

The project aims to create interdisciplinary criminology studies at Vilnius University. They will consist of three study programs such as: Master program of Sociology criminology, Master program of Psychology criminology and “Criminology”- a branch of Law study program.

Author: Vaidas KALPOKAS
Topic category: Criminology

The growing society’s dependence upon fluent functioning of IT infrastructure shows the need to regulate digital space. It is also related to the interests of national security (protection of objects of critical infrastructure) and to the creation of safer environment for users. The author of the article draws attention to the need of constant and conscious communication among all the players at the international and local levels. The systemic approach while the roles and responsibilities are distributed among the different levels of security is the main premise of such communication.

Author: Margarita DOBRYNINA
Topic category: Criminology

This article discusses one of the most relevant contemporary criminological problems – crime fear. The issue of crime fear emerged four decades ago and became of big importance to political, professional and public discourses.

Author: Vaidas Kalpokas
Topic category: Criminology

Rapid development of modern technologies and changes of social and everyday life are often discussed by social scholars including of those interested in legal and criminological reasearch. Schemes which are usual in a „real“ world often do not apply for the social relationships in virtual reality often referred to as „new social reality“. The article discusses different theoretical points of view and original concepts whether crimes in virtual reality are traditional or innovative.

Topic category: Criminology

The article deals with the problems of the fear of crime in the modern urban society. Various types of insecurities present in big cities have increasingly become a theme of research in criminology and urban sociology.


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