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Risk and crime
Crime is the result of complex changes in economic, social and cultural factors such as unemployment, dysfunctional families, child abuse, poor education, community breakdown economic inequality and substance abuse. ...
Crime: trends and directions
The key task in criminological research is to work with abstract concepts of how people behave and live, and turn them into practical, tangible principles that prevent crime and make for a better society for all. We cannot ...
Crime and justice: research and public policy
To prevent and reduce crime there are at least three approaches we can follow - they are not mutually exclusive - they need to be taken together. 1. A criminal approach to focus on retribution, incapacitation, rehabilitation, ...
Australian crime and justice on CD-ROM
The aim of the Australian Institute of Criminology is to publish a significant collection of documents and publications on CD-ROM and thus provide direct and immediate access for: practitioners, researchers, teachers and ...
Trends and issues in crime and justice in Australia
We know that the interpretation of crime statistics is much more difficult than the interpretation of most other statistics. Trends are not always easy to discern, even though they may seem obvious. People experience crime ...