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    • Backlash and the public sector : does the welfare state have a future? 

      Graycar, Adam (1979-09)
      The Welfare State, once seen as an important mechanism for alleviating poverty and for redistributing resources is going into low gear. It has come under fire from critics on both the left and the right. Those on the ...
    • Basis for genuine consultation in aged care services 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-11)
      We have and will continue to have two older populations each defined as old. One population, (comprising people roughly aged over sixty-five and under seventy-five) is deemed too old for the paid labour force, and the ...
    • Care of the aged 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-10)
      The fact that more people are reaching old age represents success: improvements in health, better housing, and better living standards. This success is something we will all benefit from if we learn to utilise the potential ...
    • Caring services for the elderly 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-09)
      100 years ago life expectancy at birth was 47 years for males and 51 years for females. Today it is around 70 for males and 77 for females. In some circles this increase in life expectancy is seen as a calamity for ...
    • The challenge of ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-06)
      In 1987 our 'aged' population increased by around 55,000, or by 152 per day. The consequence of this is that whereas at the beginning of this century of all the people aged 65 and over one quarter were aged 75 and over; ...
    • Changing crime and changing responses 

      Graycar, Adam (2001-07)
      This paper outlines the changing crime rates in Australia over the past decade. Crime is reduced by reducing the supply of motivated offenders and by making crime harder to commit. A crime prevention strategic framework ...
    • Changing demography, changing crime 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-11)
      Over the millennia, the way humans have arranged their living space has had a strong influence on social, political and economic life. It has also had an influence on crime. It would be convenient to be able to plot a ...
    • Changing face of crime 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-11)
      This presentation investigates some of the current and potential factors which may impact upon the wider societal environment in which criminal activities occur. Predominantly the types of new opportunities for the ...
    • Changing needs of the Australian community 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-08)
      In Australia, as in other industrial nations, expenditure on social policy items consumes the largest single item of public expenditure. This has led to intense political debate about whether we can continue to afford ...
    • Changing patterns of crime, and crime in the future 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-05)
      Although most of Australia is comparatively safe, the incidence of crime is much greater than it was 20 years ago. Criminal activity hurts and outrages people, and costs the community billions of dollars. There are ...
    • Community adult education 

      Graycar, Adam (1992-05)
      A national inquiry into adult and community education in Australia resulted in 30 recommendations. The report will alert policy makers to the need for changes in resource allocation, recognition and some redefinition of ...
    • Community corrections 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-06)
      In the 5 years from 1993-4 to 1998-9 the Community Corrections population has risen by 28% (from 15,147 to 19,390 - daily average) while at the same time the prison population has risen by 123% (from 2259 to 5044 - daily ...
    • Community safety in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1998-09)
      The Australian Institute of Criminology conducts research on all sorts of topics associated with crime and crime prevention. It also disseminates information and data in the interests of improving research and policy ...
    • Conference opening comments 

      Graycar, Adam (2003-03)
      Crime affects us all, and we all want to know more about it so as to put in place the best preventive and reduction activities, and do it as efficiently and effectively as possible. We're here over these two days to examine ...
    • Consultative arrangements in social policy : the Second Bailey Report 

      Graycar, Adam (1978-11)
      As Welfare Statism progressed from infancy to maturity it became increasingly apparent that the aspirations of those who stood to gain were being achieved in only the most limited manner. Significant steps were made in ...
    • Crime against businesses 

      Graycar, Adam (1998-06)
      Crime against business is a problem not unique to Australia. It costs businesses around the world billions of dollars. But with a few notable exceptions, crime against business has been neglected by criminologists in ...
    • Crime and community safety 

      Graycar, Adam (2001-09)
      Responsibility for putting into place the necessary means to prevent crime is usually beyond the scope of any one agency or sector, and least of all, the criminal justice system. Successful crime prevention requires a ...
    • Crime and elder issues, problems and practical responses 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-11)
      Since the 1970s there has been an increase in concern about older people as victims of crime. Older people, in a similar manner as other groups in the population, are at risk from four main sources: family members, friends ...
    • Crime and justice in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1996-05)
      Australia is one of the safest countries in the world. Australians can go about their daily lives with little chance of their becoming the target of a criminal attack. But it does happen - and the prospect that it might ...
    • Crime and justice: research and public policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1996-12)
      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, ...