Entries for June 2015

25 June 2015
Drugs problems have been seen first and foremost as a problem for control and punishment, then health and social welfare. Later on also care and harm reductions have been seen as relevant answers. These complex and contradictory policies have just partially been relevant answers to the problems.

Usually drugs are seen as the major problem. But increasingly, poverty is seen as the major problem, and drugs policies as an answer to handle the poor parts of populations, as presented by Wacquant in Punishing the poor (2009).

How to develop the Nordic drugs policies in the future in relation to changes in policies in recent years in USA, Latin America, and Portugal as well as harm-reduction movements?

03 June 2015
Velkommen til Nordisk Kriminologi 63 (5) 2015 (maj)

01 June 2015
Det er med dyb sorg, vi i Nordisk Samarbejdsråd for Kriminologi har erfaret, at vores tidligere rådsleder og inspirator igennem mange årtier, Nils Christie, er afgået ved døden.