The Korean crime wave: a review of crime data in South Korea

Daniels, Stuart (2013) The Korean crime wave: a review of crime data in South Korea. MSc dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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    Abstract

    This dissertation reviews the current criminal climate in South Korea. Recorded crime data from the Korean National Police Agency and the Supreme Prosecutors Office is used to highlight the alarming rise in crime over the last decade. The research focuses on the political system and the National police and penal reform to explain the recent trend in recorded crime data. Some irregularities were found between the two set of data official government that cant be explained without further research. However, the research concludes that the country is experiencing a Korean crime wave that does not seem to be losing momentum.

    Item Type: Dissertation
    Departments/Research Groups: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
    Depositing User: Jane Polwin
    Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2014 15:30
    Last Modified: 28 Jan 2015 12:34
    URI: http://eprints.port.ac.uk/id/eprint/14495

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