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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Education reform 

      Graycar, Adam (1993-11)
      The education system is being restructured within the context of a changing economy, changing industry standards, and rapidly changing technology and delivery systems.
    • Effectiveness of the criminal justice system 

      Graycar, Adam (1995-07)
      This paper outlines some of the issues involved in developing a framework to develop indicators of effectiveness for the criminal justice system, guided by the Australian Institute of Criminology.
    • Exporting university education 

      Graycar, Adam (1991-06)
      While full fee paying students are a boost to the local economy there are also long term trade and foreign policy benefits as we contribute to the education of the leaders of tomorrow. The State Government regards the ...
    • An eye for evaluation 

      Graycar, Adam; Moller, Jerry (1982-00)
      A model is developed by which evaluation of social work services can study a cross-section of factors which affect the performance of that service. It demonstrates how the boundaries of an evaluation can be defined without ...
    • Factors in producing a healthy old age 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-07)
      The population is ageing slowly and the implications of this for social security and health and social service provision have caused alarm in some government circles. Most of the "young-old" are of an age where people are ...
    • Fraud prevention and control in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-08)
      The prevention and control of fraud are two of the great challenges for Australia now, and in the years to come. Success in dealing with fraud will enhance Australia's business reputation, save resources in the public ...
    • Future directions of welfare in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1983-08)
      Those of us involved in social welfare, either as service providers or as academic researchers, are concerned with the well-being of people in our community - with levels of living, with people's access to quality care, ...