Comparative Criminal Justice (Types Of Society (Oriental corporatism …
Comparative Criminal Justice
David Green: When Children Kill Children
Silje Redergard Case, Norway (1994)
A tragic accident. Children welfare services. No police involve, intervention by social workers/ physchologists, moral decay. Violent TV
James Bulger Case, Great Britian (1993)
Significant public anger, trial marked by mob violence, Police, Populist. Exclusionary: Indeterminate life sentence. Single mother bad parenting , video games
Types Of Society
Private sector, hierarchal, sense of duty, apology based, low imprisonment rates. Japan
Generous, limited income difference, Generous social rights, low imprisonment rates. Scandinavia
Generous welfare state, not extreme income, moderation social rights, rehab and medium imprisonement. Germany
Free market, minimalist or residual welfare, extreme income difference, limited social right, Law and order, High Imprisonment. America
Western Europe Imprisonment Rates
Fear Of Crime & Perceptions Of Risk
Scotland, Eng and Wales.
Organisation For Economic Co-Operation (OECD)
The Council Of Europe
A European human rights organisation with 47 members states
The Global South
The Developing World
Africa , Latin America and parts of Asia
Brazil, Russia, India and China
Homicide Rates, Europe and USA
Different years of study, things may have changed.
Different to categorise
Different classifications of killing in Europe and US.
'Meanings in Use" Do value laden concepts have the same meaning worldwide?
Take account of different recording practices
What counts as crime, Over what time period?
Why do comparative Criminal Justice
Ideas about crime and criminal justice might be borrowed, adapted and embedded globally.
Nothing inevitable about the way things are. Things can be done differently
Counter belief to our way of thinking and responding to crime would it be right for everyone else.
Sensitivity to our individuals assumptions, beliefs and biases about the world. Hold up against the evidence.