This e-book comprises abstracts of papers presented at the twelfth international biennial conference Criminal Justice and Security in Central and Eastern Europe organised by the Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, University of Maribor on 25–27, September 2018. This year's conference is subtitled From Common Sense to Evidence-based Policy-making and addresses current challenges related to policy-making in criminal justice and security. The book of abstracts includes more than 60 abstracts of papers presented at the conference within 13 panels, 2 plenary sessions, and 2 roundtables. Among traditional topics in the area of criminal justice, crime prevention, social control, national security and policing, abstracts also include contemporary security issues related with criminal investigation, legal perspectives, prevention of radicalism, organised crime and terrorism, police integrity, penology, cybersecuriry, crime analysis, and private and corporate security.
About the Conference
The Biennial International Conference Criminal Justice and Security in Central and Eastern Europe addresses contemporary challenges in the field of criminal justice and security by encouraging the exchange of the latest views, concepts, and research findings from criminal justice and security studies among scientist, researchers, and practitioners from all over the globe. The aim of the conference is to highlight new ideas, theories, methods, and findings in a wide range of research and applied areas relating to policing, criminology, security issues, and social control issues. Conference strives for joint collaboration of different stakeholders in developing knowledge and experience that contribute to more secure and safe societies.
Starting in 1996 and reconvening for its twelfth session in 2018, the Conference has focused on and dealt with a good many topical areas such as, Comparing Firsthand Knowledge with Experience from the West (1996), Organisational, Managerial, and Human-Resource Aspects (1998), Ethics, Integrity, and Human Rights (2000), Deviance, Violence and Victimization (2002), Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice (2004), Past, Present and Futures (2006), Social Control in Contemporary Society – Practice and Research (2008), Social Control of Unconventional Deviance (2010), Contemporary Criminal Justice Practice and Research (2012), Understanding Professionalism, Trust and Legitimacy (2014), and Safety, Security, and Social Control in Local Communities (2016).
About the Volume editor: Gorazd Meško, Ph.D.
Full Professor of Criminology, University of Maribor, Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, Kotnikova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Volume editor: Branko Lobnikar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Maribor, Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, Kotnikova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, e-mail: email@example.com
About the Volume editor: Kaja Prislan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Maribor, Faculty of Criminal Justice and Securty, Kotnikova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Volume editor: Rok Hacin
Assistant, University of Maribor, Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, Kotnikova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, e-mail: email@example.com.
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