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Crime and Corruption
Authorship Description
Prof. Dr. Uttam Kumar Singh and Prof. Dr. Akshay Kumar Nayak.
Bibliographical Details viii, 1807-2158 p. 25 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Jnanada Prakashan (P & D).
ISBN-10 8171397816
ISBN-13 9788171397815, 978-8171397815
Year of Publication 2017.
Further Details In association with the Global Open University, Nagaland.
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Crime and Corruption

"In everyday usage, a crime is understood as any act that violates a law. Informal relationships and sanctions have been deemed insufficent to create and maintain a desired social order, resulting in formalized systems of social control by the government, or more broadly, the State. With the institutional and legal machinery at their disposal, agents of the State are able to compel individuals to conform to behavioural norms and punish those that do not. Various mechanisms are employed to regulate behaviour, including rules codified into laws, policing people to ensure they comply with those laws, and other policies and practices designed to prevent crime. In addition are remedies and sanctions, and collectively these constitute a criminal justice system. Not all breaches of the law, however, are considered crimes, for example, breaches of contract and other civil law offenses. The label of "crime" and the accompanying social stigma are normally reserved for those activities that are injurious to the general population or the State, including some that cause serious loss or damage to individuals. The label is intended to assert an hegemony of a dominant population, or to reflect a consensus of condemnation for the identified behavior and to justify a punishment imposed by the State, in the event that an accused person is tried and convicted of a crime. The term "crime" can also technically refer to the use of criminal law to regulate minor infractions, such as traffic violations. Usually, the perpetrator of the crime is a natural person, but in some jurisdictions and in some moral environments, legal persons are also considered to have the capability of committing crimes."
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