The Arrogance of Power – A Swedish Example
The Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The purpose of the Council is to further criminological research within the member countries and advise the Scandinavian governments and the Nordic Council on issues related to criminology. The contribution of the Swedish Government to the jubilee is to withdraw all funds from the Council. With Sweden as the main contributor it is unclear if and how the Council can continue to exist.Read more..
Although victim issues were sporadically dealt with before as early as in 1960s, more systematic research on crime victims started in Serbia only in 1980s and has intensified, particularly, after 2000. Development of victimology in Serbia can be divided into three periods: the period since the beginning of 1980s until 1991, the period during the wars in the territory of the former Yugoslavia (1991-2000), and the period after 2000.Read more
The first scholarly publication in Slovenia on victimology and victimological research, which appeared in 1967 stated that this branch of criminology did not open a new field of research but expanded one that had earlier been known.Read more