In 1994 the School of Criminology, a part of the Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology in the Faculty of Law of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, celebrated the 25th anniversary of its study programme. To give added lustre to this landmark in its history, the Institute accepted the invitation from the International Society of Criminology to organise the 49th International Course of Criminology. The title of the course was: `Changes in Society, Crime and Criminal Justice in Europe. A challenge for criminological education and research'.
This course explored two themes, both of which are likely to be the focus of debate in criminal policy in the near future: crime and insecurity in the city, and international organised and corporate crime.
The presentation and discussion of both themes followed two main approaches. Lectures and seminars focused on the analysis of the nature, the quantity and the development of the phenomena, and meetings were focused on the policy needed to gain control of these phenomena. Moreover, attention was paid to technical and ethical problems which show up at the moment that empirical research is carried out.
This publication brings together the main part of the introductory lectures. Part one relates to the theme of crime and insecurity in the city; the second part contains the lectures on international organised and corporate crime. Together both parts present a good picture of what was explained and commented on during the Course, especially in relation to important European developments concerning crime, criminal justice and criminal policy. This book will become an important source of inspiration for both criminological education and research.
Volume I: Crime and Insecurity in the City. Crime and Insecurity in the City;
A. Bottoms, P. Wiles.
Urban Neighborhoods, Victimization and Fear of Crime;
Crime and Urban Policy;
Crime and Insecurity in the Belgian Cities/the Phenomenology of The Problems;
La Problématique de l'intégration aociale des jeunes urbains: Une analyse géographique du cas Bruxellois;
La délinquance juvénile et les figures de la ville;
Peur et contrôle social;
Police, Private Security and Employee Surveillance; Trends and Prospects, with Special Emphasis on the Case of the Netherlands;
J. van Dijk.
Le travail policier public et privatisé;
L. van Outrive.
De la politique de prévention de la délinquance à la politique de la ville;
Criminological Prevention in the City;
From `Instant' Justice Till Restorative Justice: In Search of New Avenues in Judicial Dealing with Crime;
Restorative Justice: In search of New Avenues in Judicial Dealing with Crime;
T. Peters, I. Aertsen.
Volume II: International Organised and Corporate Crime.
La criminalité organisée et d'affaires internationale;
Structural Forms of Cross-Border Crime;
B. de Ruyver, et al.
Cross-Border Organized Crime in Germany;
La fraude communautaire: un défi pour l'intégration européenne ou sa défaite: La pratique du droit pénal dans une semi-fédération comme l'Union Européenne;
EC Fraud and the Morality of the EC Regulation;
H. van de Bunt.
Transnational Organized Crime and Its Threat to Democracy and the Economy;
Dilemmas in Researching Corporate Deviance;
Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters in the European Union;
C. Van Den Wyngart, G. Stessens.
Policing International Organized Crime in the European Union;
The Fight Against EC Fraud;
Sanctions civiles, administratives et pénales en matière de criminalité des affaires en droit belge;
Dealing with Criminal Corporation in the Netherlands;
H. de Doelder.
Problèmes fondamentaux dans l'enseignement de la criminologie;