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    • Crime: trends and directions 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-08)
      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 ...
    • Criminals and society 

      Graycar, Adam (1998-06)
      The key aims in developing a strategy against crime and disorder in any community focus on reducing the community's vulnerability to crime and violence, and diverting potential offenders into more constructive activities. ...
    • Current demographic points of interest (Labour force and ethnicity excluded) 

      Graycar, Adam (1984-02)
      This paper summarises Australia's demographic changes over recent years and population projections compared to other countries.
    • Current developments in aged care in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      In June 1987 there were in Western Australia 130,365 people in their fifties, 104,562 in their sixties, 66,362 in their seventies and 26,816 aged eighty or over. Almost one in four Western Australians is aged 50 or over. ...
    • Current State Government initiatives in protecting the legal rights of older people 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-04)
      Rights of elderly people can be examined under two general headings; rights which they share with all other citizens, such as common law rights and consumer rights; and rights which arise because of their special ...
    • Dealing with delinquency: diverse challenges 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      This presentation will focus on a mixed approach to dealing with juveniles, noting the importance of preventing crime in the first place, dealing well with young people and processing offenders to deliver satisfactory ...
    • Deaths in custody monitoring 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-05)
      The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) stressed, throughout its work, the central need for action to stem the number of deaths in custody and to substantially reduce the gross over-representation ...
    • Demographic changes 

      Graycar, Adam (2006-06)
      Notes of a speech regarding demographic changes, age expectancies, improvements in health care, influences on public policies and services provided by the Government.
    • Demography - is it just a numbers game? 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-11)
      The vast majority of major policy or planning issues facing contemporary Australia have a demographic dimension. A thorough knowledge of this population dimension would not only assist in understanding wider societal ...
    • Demography of violence 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-07)
      A great deal can be learnt about violent behaviour by looking for patterns and not treating each incident as 'isolated and unpredictable'. By studying the demography of violence - both for offenders and victims - we find ...
    • Dependency and old age: social policy responses 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-12)
      Let us assume that dependency is a real, observable, identifiable, measurable phenomenon - a characteristic that is part of the make up of all population groups within our society, but particularly observable as it relates ...
    • Developing policies for the ageing : the importance of family indicators 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-06)
      At an Institute of Family Studies conference in 1984 it was argued that the major indicators of family well being were access to and receipt of tangible resources, effective services, and close companionship. The first ...
    • Developments in ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-05)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend to those needs. ...
    • The Dimensions of ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-12)
      We have greater life expectancy at birth and at all advanced ages, substantial drops in age specific mortality rates at higher ages, high rates of chronicity, a surplus of women at higher age groups, most of whom have no ...
    • Domains of crime prevention 

      Graycar, Adam (2002-09)
      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. If ...
    • Drivers, risks and opportunities 

      Graycar, Adam (2005-04)
      Snapshot of the SA Government, role of Cabinet, Cabinet's workload, policy-making process, political issue drivers behind Government's policy agenda, and South Australia's strategic plan.
    • Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA), Pilot Program: affiliated with I-ADAM (International Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program) 

      Graycar, Adam (2002-08)
      Speech covers crime prevention, areas of drug law enforcement, DUMA aims and goals, drug use statistics, statistics of offenders tested positive to drugs.
    • Drugs and law enforcement 

      Graycar, Adam; McGregor, Kiah; Makkai, Toni (2002-03)
      The overwhelming majority of those who use illicit drugs do not commit property crime or violent crime. There is however, a strong link between predatory crime and illicit drug use and the focus of this paper is on law ...
    • Drugs and law enforcement 

      Graycar, Adam; McGregor, Kiah; Makkai, Toni (2001-07)
      The overwhelming majority of those who use illicit drugs do not commit property crime or violent crime. There is however, a strong link between predatory crime and illicit drug use and the focus of this paper is on law ...
    • Drugs and law enforcement: actions and options 

      Graycar, Adam; McGregor, Kiah; Makkai, Toni; Payne, Jason (2002-06)
      The overwhelming majority of those who use illicit drugs do not commit property crime or violent crime. There is however, a strong link between predatory crime and illicit drug use and the focus of this paper is on law ...