The Innovative Approach for Crime Reserrch in Latvia: Comparative Criminology.

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Abstract

Under conditions of globalization, new areas of criminology are developing and the task of analyzing and comparing
crime is playing a more important role. In order to prevent the expansion of crime and of its new forms and types
historical experience should be analyzed, the current conditions should be recognized and assessed and innovative
approaches should be searched for. Under conditions of internationalization and globalization of crime comparative
criminology is more and more developing. In the article the author analyzes the concept, content and significance of
comparative criminology. The author points out that comparative criminology is an independent branch of the science
of criminology.
The author concludes that it is necessary to promote the development of criminology as a science and to actively work
in the process of criminological research in Latvia. In particular, the comparative research is of great importance. Using
knowledge and opinions of foreign scientists, the potential of national criminology will be promoted, developed and improved. An innovative approach to crime research has to be developed and the development of comparative
criminology has to be promoted in Latvia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Daugavpils Universitātes 60. starptautiskās zinātniskās konferences rakstu krājums
Subtitle of host publicationPROCEEDINGS OF THE 60th INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE OF DAUGAVPILS UNIVERSITY
EditorsI. Kokina
Place of PublicationDaugavpils
PublisherDaugavpils Universitāte
Pages69-75
Number of pages7
VolumePART B. SOCIAL SCIENCES
ISBN (Electronic)978-9984-14-864-9
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event60th international Scientific Conference of Daugavpils University - Daugavpils, Latvia
Duration: 26 Apr 201827 Apr 2018
Conference number: 60

Conference

Conference60th international Scientific Conference of Daugavpils University
Country/TerritoryLatvia
CityDaugavpils
Period26/04/1827/04/18

Keywords*

  • crime
  • criminology
  • comparative research

Field of Science*

  • 5.5 Law

Publication Type*

  • 3.2. Articles or chapters in other proceedings other than those included in 3.1., with an ISBN or ISSN code

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