In this article, I first examine the viability of comparative criminological research in a globalised world. Further, I test the validity of some global explanatory models against the local situation in countries that appear to resist the dominant trend, such as the Netherlands and Canada. I then zoom in even further to the intra-national differences in some federal nations, such as Canada and Australia, where this situation is often linked to the overrepresentation of Indigenous people and the consequences of colonialism. Finally, I discuss the future of comparative criminological research.
International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 2013-11-01 2 3
The Revival of Comparative Criminology in a Globalised World: Local Variances and Indigenous Over‐representation
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