Forum on Crime and Society

Special Issue - Improving Knowledge on Crime: Towards Better Data

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Proceedings of the meeting of the open-ended expert group on ways and means of improving crime data collection, research and analysis with a view to enhancing the work of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and other relevant international bodies, Vienna, 8-10 February 2006

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Measuring organized crime: An international perspective

The present article, the first of a series of three articles by the same author that appear in the present issue, contains a review of current approaches to the measurement of organized crime with a focus on key global and national studies. The author introduces the principles behind the measurement of organized crime from an international perspective. International comparisons of the risk of organized crime can assist policymakers in combating that phenomenon.

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