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NIJ Journal Issue No. 242

NCJ Number
National Institute of Justice Journal Issue: 242 Dated: January 2000 Pages: 1-52
Date Published
January 2000
52 pages
Publication Series
This document contains information on National Institute of Justice policy-relevant research results and initiatives.
One article discusses the physical, psychological, cognitive, and behavioral consequences of child maltreatment. A second article explores some of the complex trends in property crime, rape, and violence among intimates, and highlights some of the implications of the high rates of incarceration. One article discusses how to reduce and prevent police on-the-job stress (see NCJ-181865). An article on community oriented lawyering describes an emerging approach to legal practice. “Piecing Together the Cross-National Crime Puzzle” discusses the difficulties of analyzing crime data across countries. The article focuses on property crime, violence, and corruption in Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and North America. The document also contains brief summaries of other research findings; descriptions of crime- and justice-related publications, programs, research and activities around the world; and a special section concerning solicitations and awards. Figures, tables, notes

Date Published: January 1, 2000