The Evolution of Crime: The Dynamic Definition of Crime as Per Society

  • Subhranil Bhowmik
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  • Subhranil Bhowmik

    Graduated from KIIT Law School, India

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This research paper aims to explore the concept of crime and its definition, highlighting how it changes according to the values, norms, and socio-cultural context of a society. The paper analyzes the multifaceted nature of crime by examining historical perspectives, cultural relativism, and the influence of social, technological, and legal developments. The study emphasizes the importance of understanding the dynamic nature of crime in order to adapt our legal systems and social policies to address emerging forms of criminal behavior. By examining case studies and scholarly research, this paper provides insights into how the definition of crime evolves, reflecting the ever-changing societal landscape.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 3638 - 3689


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