The first volume using original empirical data from the Balkan Homicide study
Performs analysis from 3000 case files from 6 Balkans countries
Addresses prosecution case files as well as judicial case files, enabling methodological and phenomenological investigation into the nature of (lethal) violence in the Balkans
Part of the book series: SpringerBriefs in Criminology (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)
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Table of contents (6 chapters)
About this book
- What types of homicides occur in the Balkans?
- Who are the perpetrators and what motivates them?
- Who are the victims and what potential protective factors are on their side?
- Why do prosecutors dismiss homicide investigations?
Amongst other questions and considerations, this brief discusses regional commonalities throughout the Balkans in view of their cultural,historical and normative context. Dismantling negative stereotypes of a growing and thriving Balkan society, this volume will be of interest to researchers in the Balkans, researchers of post-conflict regions, and those interested in the nature of homicide and its motivation, prevention, and various criminal justice approaches.
- Balkan criminology
- Balkans homicide study
- european homicide research
- lethal violence
Authors and Affiliations
University of Zagreb – Faculty of Law, Zagreb, Croatia
Anna-Maria Getoš Kalac
About the author
Book Title: Violence in the Balkans
Book Subtitle: First findings from the Balkan Homicide Study
Authors: Anna-Maria Getoš Kalac
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in Criminology
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Author(s) 2021
License: CC BY
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-74493-9Published: 10 September 2021
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-74494-6Published: 09 September 2021
Series ISSN: 2192-8533
Series E-ISSN: 2192-8541
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XIII, 113
Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour