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Association between effectiveness of probation system and rehabilitation of offenders in the Punjab, Pakistan

Association between effectiveness of probation system and rehabilitation of offenders in the Punjab, Pakistan Javed Iqbal Khokhar, Saif-ur-Rehman Saif Abbasi, & Qamar Abbas Jafri Abstract Probation system constitutes an essential organ of criminal justice system which reintegrates criminals into society. The study aimed to know association between effectiveness of probation system and rehabilitation of offenders in Punjab […]

Women and armed conflict: Cultural obstacles to Pashtun women’s participation in peace building

Women and armed conflict: Cultural obstacles to Pashtun women’s participation in peace building Noor Sanauddin, Zafar Khan, Shakeel Ahmad & Khurshaid Abstract The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on „Women, Peace and Security‟ stresses the importance of women‟s „equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, […]

Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA): Impacts of militarization and war crimes on tribal women and children

Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA): Impacts of militarization and war crimes on tribal women and children Noreen Naseer Abstract In the global terrorism discourse the Pakhtun tribal areas of northwest of Pakistan straddling the Afghanistan border are projected as the ‟natural‟ epicenter of militancy and extremism. Presently, around 21 Jihadi and 39 sectarian groups are operating […]

A survey of practices and methods of denial of inheritance to females in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

A survey of practices and methods of denial of inheritance to females in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Mushtaq Ahmad Jadoon & Rashid Khan Abstract Inheritance denial on gender basis is a crime in Pakistan. The present study explores different illegal methods, practices and procedures that were adopted to deny family females in getting their legal share in family […]

Crossing the line: Perception about police corruption in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Crossing the line: Perception about police corruption in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Farhat Ullah, Zia Ullah Akhunzada & Imran Ahmad Sajid Abstract It is very common that many citizens in Pakistan society believe public officials are corrupt. The study entitled “Crossing the line: A study of University students opinion about corruption in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan” exploring the opinion of […]

Factors affecting public trust in police: A study of twin cities (Rawalpindi & Islamabad)

Factors affecting public trust in police: A study of twin cities (Rawalpindi & Islamabad) Asim Muneeb Khan, Abdul Shakoor, Latafat Aziz, & Anas Baryal Abstract In Pakistan, public trust in police has become a critical issue because of the undergoing transitional phase of this institution. The efficacy of police to maintain peace in the society has frequently been questioned […]

Satisfaction with Native American Indian tribal criminal justice services and perceptions of crime seriousness: A research note

Satisfaction with Native American Indian tribal criminal justice services and perceptions of crime seriousness: A research note Julie C. Abril Abstract Little work examines perceptions of criminal justice services provided by Native American Indian tribal governments to their citizens and the relationship these attitudes might have with communal views of crime seriousness. In this study, measures of […]

Illicit drugs & indiscriminate proliferation: The consequential and discourse analysis of substance abuse

Illicit drugs & indiscriminate proliferation: The consequential and discourse analysis of substance abuse Waseem Khan, Arab Naz, Nasim Khan, Sarfaraz Khan & Ikram Shah Abstract Drugs and illicit substances have resulted in obliterating effects over the social structure throughout the globe. This study is an attempt to illuminate the socio-economic and psychological impacts of substance abuse on the abusers. […]

Cultural values v. Collective efficacy: Robust predictors for reporting victimization?i

Cultural values v. Collective efficacy: Robust predictors for reporting victimization?i Julie C. Abril Abstract Within the previous decade, much inquiry has focused on the important theoretical construct collective efficacy when attempting to understand reporting crime within heterogeneous urban and suburban populations. Until now, little work has been done to determine if collective efficacy is the most robust predictor for understanding […]