Crime Trend and Practices in Jammu and Kashmir

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Both crime and criminals have become the focus of attention in our present day society. It is increasingly realized that as crime is a phenomenon that is to be reckoned. It is a regrettable fact that there is not a single scientific study undertaken or comprehensive macro and micro level studies of Trends of crime in Jammu and Kashmir which could have facilitated a better understanding of its causes and effects and help to devise proper remedial measures.

It was necessary to make scientific studies of different factors that usually lead particular section of people to commit crimes in Jammu and Kashmir. This book is an attempt to draw a comparison between SRINAGAR and JAMMU, the capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir. As cities are the gateway for the entry of all new trends and materials in the fields of culture, fashion, science and technology. These trends and materials spread among the people like a wild fire because of dense population of the cities. Other urban areas are not different than the capital cities except that the number of crimes is lesser because of their rear population density and limited opportunities to the modern advancements in science and technology.

About the Author: Dr Aijaz Ahmad Mir has perused Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Sociology of Crime from the University of Kashmir, and is presently working as Development Professional. He is presently working in Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India. He has worked for Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India (GoI) with Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai as Research officer (for the North Indian States) in GATS-2 project. He has worked for Save the Children supported projects in Jammu and Kashmir.

He has worked for community and social development in Kashmir with different National and International organizations like Action Aid Association, Mercy Corps International, Coveter Foundation New Delhi, Institute for Research on India, and International Studies (IRIIS) New Delhi, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, etc.

Dr Aijaz has many National and International papers/publications and has attended various National and International Conferences as well. He was recently certified and trained by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as Stakeholder Engagement for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC).


  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: White Falcon Publishing; 1 edition (2020)
  • Author: Dr. Aijaz Ahmad Mir
  • ISBN-13: 9781636400921
  • Product Dimensions:  6 x 1 x 9 Inch

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