Congress Areas and Topics

    I. GENERAL THEMES OF THE CONGRESS

  1. Urbanization, Globalization, Development & Crime: Opportunities & Challenges of the XXI Century
  2. Extremism, Terrorism & Warfare: Mass Violence and its Impact on Society
  3. The Victimization of Vulnerable Populations: Crimes Against Women, Children, The Elderly & Minorities
  4. The Politics of Crime: The Role of Crime and Terrorism in National & International Decisions & Interventions

  5. OTHER SUBJECTS:

    II. Types of Crime

  6. Violent Crime
  7. Property Crime
  8. Domestic Violence
    1. Women as survivors
    2. Child Abuse
    3. Elderly Victimization
  9. Sex Crime
  10. Trafficking
    1. Trafficking in drugs
    2. Trafficking in people
    3. Trafficking in protected species
  11. Abuse of Power, Corruption
  12. Organized Crime
  13. Gangs and Organized Crime
  14. Environmental Crime
  15. Financial & White Collar Crimes
  16. Cyber Crime
  17. Hate Crime
  18. Terrorism
  19. Other Types of Crime

  20. III. Crime and Age

  21. Juvenile Delinquency
  22. Crime by the Aged
  23. Criminal Career and Desistance

  24. IV. Crime and Gender

  25. Women and Crime

  26. V. Correlates of Crime

  27. Subculture
  28. Substance Abuse
  29. Firearms
  30. Mental Health

  31. VI. Crime and Social Institution

  32. Economy
  33. Multinational Corporations
  34. Social Media
  35. Ethnic, Racial, and Tribal Structure
  36. Family
  37. Education
  38. Social Welfare and Health System

  39. VII. Perspectives on Causes of Crime and Criminal Behavior

  40. Medical and Biological Perspectives
  41. Psychological Perspectives
  42. Micro Social Perspectives (Learning, Control, Strain, Rational Choice)
  43. Macro Social Perspectives (Cultural, Disorganization, Anomie)
  44. Routine Activities and Situational Perspectives
  45. Developmental and Life Course Perspectives
  46. Critical and Conflict Perspectives
  47. Feminist Perspectives

  48. VIII. Victims and Survivors of Crime

  49. Victimization Research
  50. Victim Movement and Victims’ Rights
  51. 4Victim Assistance
  52. PTSD and Treatment
  53. The Disappeared, the Kidnapped, the Extorted

  54. IX. Responses to Crime and Criminals

  55. Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk
  56. Media Construction of Crime and Criminal
  57. Public Trust or Mistrust in the Government’s Response to Crime & in the Criminal Justice System
  58. Restorative Justice
  59. Traditional or Indigenous Justice

  60. X. Criminal Justice System

  61. Policing
  62. Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Medicine, and Forensic Science
  63. Prosecution
  64. Adjudication
  65. Jury and Lay Judges
  66. Preventive Detention, Imprisonment & Corrections
  67. Treatment of Incarcerated Criminals
    1. Women in Prison
    2. Children in Prison
    3. Elderly in Prison
    4. Minorities in Prison
  68. Rights of Prisoners
  69. Death Penalty & Death Row
  70. Probation and Parole
  71. Community-Based Treatment
  72. Juvenile Justice and Correction
  73. Truth and Reconciliation

  74. XI. Research Methods

  75. Quantitative Methods
  76. Qualitative Methods
  77. Evaluation Research
  78. Meta-analysis

  79. XII. International Law and Human Rights

  80. International Criminal Law & International Criminal Courts
  81. Immigration and Crime
  82. Transnational Crime
  83. Criminal Justice and Human Rights
  84. International Cooperation in Criminal Justice

  85. XIII. Comparative and Area Studies

  86. Globalization and Crime Trends
  87. Cross-Regional and Cross-National Comparison
  88. East Asia
  89. South Asia
  90. Oceania
  91. Middle East
  92. Africa
  93. Europe
  94. Central and South America
  95. North America

  96. XIV. Education and Research

  97. Professionalization of Criminal Justice
  98. Teaching Criminology
  99. Training of Professionals
  100. Training of Criminologists and Criminal Justice Researchers
  101. Training and Involving Volunteers in Crime-related Programs
  102. Online Programs and Teaching

  103. XV. Community and Crime

  104. Fear of crime
  105. Urban Insecurity
  106. Community Crime Prevention
  107. Informing, Consulting, Empowering the Community
  108. Police-Community Relations & Interactions
  109. Role and impact of NGOs

  110. XVI. The Arts and Crime

  111. Literature, Poetry, Drama and Crime
  112. Visual Arts and the Depiction of Crime, including audiovisuals (e.g. documentaries etc.)

  113. XVII. Religion and Crime

  114. Theology of Crime, Punishment and Redemption
  115. Role of the Clergy & Religious Authorities in Fighting Crime
  116. Religious Extremism, Cults and Crime

  117. XVIII. Therapeutic Jurisprudence