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The most fundamental challenge of criminology is to understand and analyze crime as a social phenomenon and to suggest alternatives. Given the rapidly changing nature of crime in society, it is important to capture the change of crime as a result of changing the times and to develop practical measures based on data on it.

Therefore, the International Journal of Criminal Study in Japan, including the study of crime, the study of juvenile delinquency, criminal psychology, crime prevention, criminal law, and the study of criminal investigation.

「The International Journal of Criminal Study」 in Japan aims to develop a global criminology circuit at the Northeast Asia’s premier criminal society for this purpose.

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  • Teenage SNS cyber verbal abuse affect not only mental but also physical features of daily lives, bringing experiences of rage, demoralization and senses of outrage and humiliation. Juvenile SNS cyber verbal abuse may induce mental․physical in daily lives, as well as in school lives, critically harming the personality of a victim. The thesis aims at contemplating causes and countermeasures of cyber verbal abuse in juvenile SNS language uses in such a mobility society. Thus, observing the juvenile SNS usage state, the notion and types of cyber verbal abuse is proposed. Further, based on the context, causes and countermeasures of the juvenile SNS cyber verbal abuse are considered. The thesis suggests the causes of juvenile SNS cyber verbal abuse in terms of SNS media feature, internal characteristic of the juvenile and educational aspect. In addition, a campaign to eliminate school verbal abuse by the police, mentoring curriculum associated with each social institution and character education are revised in a societal manner, and langage education to pre-vent juvenile SNS verbal abuse in an educational manner as countermeasures against the juvenile SNS cyber verbal abuse. Guiding an appropriate direction for juvenile SNS language use in the mobility society, the thesis would con-tribute to discover a meaning in educational and sociocultural aspects. Moreover, the thesis would contribute to counteracting against juvenile SNS verbal abuse and to an adequate guidance of juvenile language uses.
    Keyword:Mobile, SNS, Cyber Verbal Abuse, Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention
  • Recently, a growing number of cases of school violence at school sites have become contentious and become legal problems, and the phenomenon is deepening beyond what teachers can solve. In line with these social changes, the Act on the prevention of and countermeasures against violence in schools was enacted in 2004. However, a number of complementary points are being discussed regarding the formation and operation of an autonomous committee for countermeasures against school violence under the current law. As the autonomous committee, which plays the most direct role as a response to school violence, needs to operate efficiently, the study explored the development direction through the analysis of current statutes and prior studies. The preceding studies presented various conclusions, but in common they suggested a lack of expertise in the formation of autonomous committees. It also said it lacked counseling and other support for the victims. Based on these problems, the study presented the following improvement directions. The first is the strengthening of the professionalism of the autonomous committee. The results of the preceding studies show that non-professional parent representatives include a majority, weakening their professionalism. Therefore, the need to expand the participation of external members in order to secure expertise is recognized. The second is the expansion of exclusion and recusal and the broad-basedization of the autonomous committee. It will be necessary to expand the system of exclusion and recusal in conjunction with the strengthening of professionalism. In order to eventually resolve this issue, the broad-basedization of the autonomous committee should also be considered. The third, parents' education closest to students should be required so that education can be conducted within the home. However, since such parents' education cannot be enforced under the current law, there is a need to establish a rule to supplement it. Finally, it is necessary to bring the victims' support to reality. In order to make the support of the victims a reality, it may be possible to activate the counseling function, including professional social workers, in the form of autonomous committees. Another is the use of the expertise of the Korea Crime Victim support Center. This improvement will serve as a positive aspect of the autonomous committee's activities to reduce school violence.
    Keyword:Criminal, School Violence, Autonomous Committee, Crime Prevention, Strengthening of the Professionalism
  • Smart Home, also known as Home IoT, refers to the product, service and solution remotely monitoring, controlling and operating domestic devices through the connection to the wireless network with mobile phones and computers. Smart Home has been developed into diverse versions, however its security still owns vulnerability in its device, network and privacy. Considering Smart Home security employs Public network, thus it is relatively more vulnerable than the ones, such as Smart Factory with Private network. Smart Home devised for convenience and safety of lifestyles may result in a disaster in private lives, if its security vulnerability is not resolved. The thesis examines past security threat cases in Smart Home environment, analyzes them in three different aspects – device, network and privacy – then would propose a counter-measure against the threats.
    Keyword:IoT, Smart Home, Hacking, CCTV, Security
  • A country is responsible for the safety of the people. It would be ideal for the police to protect the safety of all people and, if it is possible, the private security industry, would not develop any further. However, the crime rate of South Korea has continued to rise and the safety services provided by the country are limited. It is because it is impossible to predict when, where, and how a dangerous situation may occur. The “Security Services Industry Act” was enacted to foster the private security industry sound and healthy. It was enacted in 1976 and has been revised 26 times. The amendments of the "Security Services Industry Act" can be divided into partial amendments, amendments due to other law and full amendments The amendments due to other law mean the changes due to other law. The name change of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security is a representative example. Additionally, it was revised due to the changes in “Criminal Act”, “Punishment of Violences, Etc. Act”, “Civil Act”, “Presidential Security Act”, and “Administrative Procedures Act”. However, these amendments mostly did not affect the pur-pose of the "Security Services Industry Act" much. The overall amendment trend was addition and reinforcement, rather than deletion or alleviation. Although it is one of the main subjects responsible for the security of South Korea, it has been growing quantitatively without extending the scope of the private security industry and dele-gating appropriate authorities. In terms of the past 26 revisions, the quantity of it has grown explosively from the enactment in 1976 to 2001, when it finally had the current business areas(i.e., facility security, escort security, personal security, machine security, and special security) and from 2002 to 2012, when the capital requirement was lowered, the responsibility principle began to be applied to the punishment provisions, and the dual task prohibition was removed. It has grown qualitatively from 2013, as regulations were strengthened: the collective civil complaint site was designated, the prohibition period of a sexual criminal was increased, and the prohibition for influencing the hiring of underqualified or unqualified personnel was introduced. The amendments of the “Security Services Industry Act” are supposed to develop the private security to the next sound level, maintain the national order, and protect the social safety. If the private security violates laws or adversely affects the public order, it should be sanctioned and punished strongly. However, it is necessary to give righteous authority and add more tasks such as private investor service or traffic regulation to security guards, as subjects responsible for social safety, for effectively maintaining the national order and protecting social safety effectively.
    Keyword:Security Services Industry Act, Private Security, Social Safety, Enactment and Amendment, South Korea
  • Purpose; Internationally increasing terror risks is no longer an issue of particular states, but of all, unsafe from terrorism at any time. At a point which effective countermeasures against incrementing terrors and cyber terrors, the thesis proposes a Big-Data based Anti-terrorism system. The suggested system captures terror cells via surveillance systems, collects relevant data to the cell, terrorists and their supporters online and offline and analyzes the tremendous amount of data via Big Data, thus maintains high level of monitoring on captured terror cells in accordance with the analysis results or blocks pertaining terror networks transfer all data to the terror response center for elimination of the cells. To effective utilize the anti-terror system proposed in the thesis, cooperation for general citizens and legal supports by the government are necessary for reading and collecting private information. Specialists throughout the world have been asserting, civil and institutional cooperations are essentially required to cope with international crimes and terrors. Measures to keep balance between international security and personal information protection are needed.
    Keyword:Crime Prevention, Terror, Big Data, Data Mining, Network

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SUBMISSION 5/10 11/10
REVIEW 5/20 11/20
ACCEPTED 5/25 11/25
PUBLISHED 6/30 12/30

Organization

President

Yang Mun-seung

Wonkwang University, South Korea
[Curriculum Vitae]

Vice President

Lee Yeong-nam Catholic Kwandong University, South Korea

Editor in Chief

Oh Sei-youen

Semyung University, South Korea
[Curriculum Vitae]

Chairperson

Lee Do-seon General Affairs Silla University, South Korea
Kathryn Haynes Research University of Hull, UK
Kwak Dae-hun Intelligence Chungnam National University, South Korea
George Van Doorn Management Federation University Australia, Australia
Nam Jae-seong Planning Halla University, South Korea
Bankole Cole International Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Editor in Director

Yun Kyeong hui

Chungnam Provincial Police Agency, South Korea
[Curriculum Vitae]

Kim Ja-eun

Korean Police Studies Association, South Korea
[Curriculum Vitae]

History

2015 JUN. 30 International Society for Criminal Study Established Dr. Kim Tae-min
DEC. 05 Inaugural General Meeting
2016 FEB. 19 International Journal of Criminal Study (ISSN 2423-8783)
JUN. 30 First Journal Publication (378 Tenjinchou Kamimaruko Nakaharaku Kawasakishi Kangawhken Japan)
OCT. 11 Digital Object Identifier Enrollment (DOI)
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2017 DEC. 30 Move Permissions Administrator Dr. Jo Sung-gu
2018 JUN. 30 Move Permissions Administrator Dr. Yun Gyeong-hui
2019 APR. 09 Journal Title Suggestion Scopus
APR. 23 EBSCO
APR. 30 I2OR
MAY. 07 ProQuest
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MAY. 15 INFOBASE INDEX
MAY. 31 SIS
JUN. 30 Journal Publication Change Address (2-20-7 Arakawa Arakawaku Tokyo Japan)