List of International Criminal Justice Institutes

List of International Criminal Justice Institutes, Organizations, and Resources

Alphabetical List

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section
  • Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Association Francaise de Criminologie
  • Association Internationale de droit pénal (France)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
  • Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Canadian Criminal Justice Association
  • Canadian Society of Criminology
  • Center for Sex Offender Management
  • Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, Kings College London
  • Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, Leeds University
  • Centre for Criminological Research, Oxford University
  • Centre for Criminology, Hong Kong
  • Centre for Research and Information on Organized Crime
  • Centre for Sentencing Research
  • Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence University of St Andrews (U.K)
  • Centre of Criminology – University of Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Centro Nazionale Di Prevenzione E Difesa Sociale – CNPDS
  • Chinese Society of Criminology
  • Criminological and Victimological Society of South Africa
  • European and International Research Group on Crime Ethics and Social Philosophy (ERCES)
  • European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI)
  • European Society of Criminology
  • Europol
  • Fondation Internationale Pénale et Pénitentiaire (Suisse), e-mail only:
  • Global Centre for Evidence-based Corrections and Sentencing, Griffith University
  • Hamburg University – Criminology
  • Harm and Society Foundation (Kings College London)
  • Hong Kong Society of Criminology
  • Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Kings College London
  • Institute for Criminology, Tübingen University – Germany
  • Instituto Internacional de Sociologica Juridica
  • International Academy for Investigative Psychology
  • International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services
  • International Association of Women Police
  • International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy (ICCLR&CJP), Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  • International Centre for the Prevention of Crime (ICPC) Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • International Corrections and Prisons Association
  • International Narcotics Control Board
  • International Society for Criminology
  • International Society of French Speaking Criminologists
  • Interpol
  • Interpol: International Co-operation Links
  • Interpol: International Police Links
  • Italian Society of Criminology/Societa Italiana di Criminologia , e-mail:
  • JUSTNET: Justice Technology Information Network
  • Korean Institute of Criminology
  • Kriminologische Zentralstelle – (Centre for Criminology) Germany
  • Leicester University (formerly Scarman Centre), Department of Criminology
  • Mannheim Centre for the Study of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
  • Mexican Society of Criminology/Sociedad Mexicana de Criminologia
  • Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
  • Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime, and Security
  • National Criminal Justice Association
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service
  • National Institute of Corrections Information Center
  • National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Washington, D.C., USA
  • Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement
  • New Jersey Association of Criminal Justice Educators
  • Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators
  • Russian Society of Criminology, e-mail :
  • Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology
  • Société Internationale de Défense Sociale (Italie)
  • South Asian Society of Criminology & Victimology – ACJS Knowledge Partner
  • Southern Criminal Justice Association
  • Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice
  • Spanish Society of Criminological Research
  • The British Society of Criminology
  • The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • The Institute of Criminal Justice Research, University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • The Institute of Criminology, the University of Sydney, Australia
  • The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (University of Glasgow)
  • The United Nations
  • Transnational Crime and Corruption Center
  • U. N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • U. N. Human Rights
  • U. N. International Court of Justice
  • U. N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
  • U. N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • U. N. Office on Drugs and Crime
  • U. N. Peacekeeping
  • U.N. Congress
  • U.N. International Law
  • U.N. Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
  • Vera Institute of Justice
  • Victimology Society of Serbia
  • Western Association of Criminal Justice
  • Western Society of Criminology
  • World Criminal Justice Library Electronic Network
  • World Justice Information Network
  • World Society of Victimology

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  • Fondation Internationale Pénale et Pénitentiaire (Suisse)


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See Also

  • Restorative Justice
  • Criminal Justice System

Further Reading

  • Beirne, P. (1983). “Generalization and its discontents: The comparative study of crime”. In I.L. Barak-Glantz & E.H. Johnson (eds.), Comparative criminology, Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.
  • Cole, George F., S. J. Frankowski, and M. G. Gertz, (1987) Major Criminal Justice Systems. Beverly Hills: Sage.
  • David, R. and J. E. Brierley (1968) Major Legal Systems of the World Today. London: Free Press.
  • Duffee, D., F. Hussey, and J. Kramer, (1978). Criminal justice: Organization, structure, and analysis. NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  • Fairchild, E. (1993), Comparative criminal justice systems. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  • Feeley, Malcolm M. (1991), Court reform on trial: Why simple solutions fail. New York: Basic Books.
  • Feeley, Malcolm M. (1973), “Two models of the criminal justice system”. Law and Society Review, 7(3): 407-425.
  • Foucault, M. (1977), Discipline and Punish. New York: Pantheon,
  • Hoebel, E. Adamson (1954), The Law of Primitive Man. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Malinowski, Bronislaw (1926), Crime and Custom in Savage Society. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.
  • Milovanovic, Dragan (1994), The Sociology of Law, 2nd Edition. Albany, NY: Harrow and Heston Publishers.
  • Packer, Herbert L. (1969), The Limits of Criminal Sanction. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
  • Terrill, Richard J. (1984), World Criminal Justice Systems. Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing Company.
  • Von Glahn, Gerhard (1986), Law Among Nations. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Walker, Sam (1992), Origins of the contemporary criminal justice paradigm: The American Bar
  • Foundation Survey, 1953-1969. Justice Quarterly, 9(1): 47-76.
  • Weber, M. (1978), Economy and Society, Vol 1 and 2, G. Roth and C. Wittich (eds.) Los Angeles, California: University of California Press.



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