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Recurrent crime during the whole period of fighting it is one of the most dangerous forms of criminal behavior in society. Rising levels of recidivism and its reproduction have a negative influence on the positive developments in society irrespective of the type of  formational laws under which it develops. Due to this criminal recidivism – is quite common phenomenon. The problem of recidivism remains relevant in the present time.

According to V. Nikolaychenko and his article entitled “Recidivism: criminological theory and practice”, published in the periodical “Proceedings of higher educational institutions. Legal Science »№ 2, 2011 (pp. 234-239), the term” recidivism “used in forensic science, is often used without its adjustments to the purposes and objectives of this science, its meaning is formed by the provisions being mechanically transferred from criminology, criminal law and other legal sciences.

V.V. Nikolaychenko devotes special attention to the development of methods of recidivating crimes investigation. Most recidivating crimes inherent consistency, internal coherence, logic circuits, and it must be proven during investigation process. At the moment, science is not able to create independent methods of investigating such crimes.

In the article “Principles of Criminological prevent recidivism inUkraine” (period. publication of “Issues Crime” 2010., Vol. № 19, p.116-122), V.S. Batyrhareyeva notes that the effective prevention of recidivism inUkraineis the subject to the establishment of clear criminological foundations in this activity. Theoretical propositions about the nature of criminal recidivism which are formed on the basis of established empirical characteristic features, patterns of development of this phenomenon, its links with other phenomena of social life can act as such foundations.

V.S. Batyrhareyeva believes that using the the provisions of recidivism the anomie theory exposes the link between selection of criminal behavior and failed recidivist socialization in adolescence or young age due to the limited legal possibilities to achieve standards of success in life.

According to the author, such a component as stigma is a very important component. The process of marking of the future recidivist usually starts much earlier than he commits his first crime, which is associated with low social status, family teen drunkenness, alcoholism relatives, the presence of cases of immoral conduct or conviction of any of the members of the family, lack of adequate child care and more.

The actual problem is the increase in recidivism of youth. Denisov S.F. in his article “Retsedist youth crime: an integrative perspective analysis” (Scientists noteTaurianNationalUniversity. Vernadsky, Series “Yurydycheskye Science”, Volume 23 (62). № 1. 2010 S.272-277. ) notes that the majority of the population (about 60%) think youth crime recidivism more dangerous than the so-called “adult” crime.

The author emphasizes that distinguish criminals from law-abiding citizens, especially, values, interests, opinions, attitudes, norms of behavior.

Moreover, the presence of negative orientation, isolation from society, lack of widespread support for the state determines the real criminal behavior of young offenders.

A study by the research author gives rise to the following conclusions:

1. Recidivist activity of youth crime is characterized by many traits, ideology, behavioral elements that are available and the total crime, which indicates their organic relationship, and that recurrent youth crime grows out of general recidivism and crime older generation.

2. Recidivist activity of youth crime has its own peculiarities. They are based usually on collective group forms of antisocial behavior, lack of positive ethical systems, exercising moral double standards and so on.

According to Article Y.A. Strelkovskaya “Marginality as a factor in recidivism,” which was published in a periodical “Actual problems of law”, 2011, Vol. Number 60, (p.56-61), under the marginality understand – a particular person’s condition, characterized by objective and / or subjective change her social status, resulting in a gap socially beneficial relations with reference group, the crisis of identity , alienation person no adaptation to new conditions of life, causing an individual is between two or more social groups, none of which he is not (or do not feel) a full member.

Subjective indicators are:

-identify the nature and extent of social entity with a social group;

-degree direction and value-normative integration;

– subculture affiliation.

Drawing conclusions Y.A. Strelkovskaya notes that the marginal position of persons released from prison, due to both objective and subjective factors. Marginality such persons can be considered as a factor in recidivism, since the first difficult resocialization of former prisoners, which could lead to the commission of new crimes. The author finds it necessary to develop and implement measures to prevent or minimize the process of marginalization of persons released from prison as one of the areas of combating recidivism.