Geographia Polonica (2016) vol. 89, iss. 2

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The Geography of crime in Poland and its interrelationship with other fields of study

Stanisław Mordwa

Geographia Polonica (2016) vol. 89, iss. 2, pp. 187-202
doi: https://doi.org/10.7163/GPol.0053

Abstract

The paper discusses a range of areas, including a critical assessment of the state and accomplishments of Polish geography of crime; the theoretical and methodological achievements of various academic fields and disciplines that contribute to research into crime; and the underutilisation by Polish geographers of worldwide scientific achievements in this area. The paper outlines the interpretative possibilities extensively developed within other academic disciplines and pertaining to the study of crime that are now open to geographers.

Keywords: state of Polish geography of crime, achievements of Polish geography of crime, geography of crime – interrelations with other disciplines

Stanisław Mordwa, Department of the Built Environment and Spatial Policy University of Łódź Faculty of Geographical Sciences Kopcińskiego 31, 90-142 Łódź: Poland