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War and Violent Crime - The Persistence Of War, War Crimes, War Crimes Mala Prohibita, War Crimes Mala In Se

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In its pure form, war is violence organized by one sovereign state against another in an attempt to influence it. War affects crime in two ways. There are rules for war, and they are often violated by those who wage it. In addition, the sudden shifts in demographic, economic, and social structure, as well as in the law and its administration that are typically associated with war, affect official rates of civilian crime and juvenile delinquency. This entry examines the relationship between war and illegality at both of these levels.

A. R. GILLIS

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