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    • Reconciliation & crime: Aboriginal juvenile justice issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-05)
      There is a disproportionate number of Aboriginal juveniles in the juvenile justice system. There has been an overall increase in the national over-representation level between September 1993 when an Indigenous juvenile ...
    • Repairing the harm of youth crime 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      While recognising that crime is wrong, restorative justice recognises that retribution can lead to the further alienation of the offender from society and therefore increase the likelihood of continued anti-social behaviour. ...
    • Research and policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      Policy making involves planning and negotiation. Researchers develop theory, provide data, promote socio-technical solutions. Research is one small element in the policy process.
    • Resident-funded aged accommodation 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      As part of their marketing strategy, promoters of retirement villages offer a lifestyle which will ensure happiness, security and fulfilment. Unfortunately it is not possible to assess the relative importance of the ...
    • Residents in nursing homes 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      In our society elderly people have a greater diversity of living arrangements than any other group - most live independently in their own homes - some with spouses, some alone, some with their children and grandchildren, ...
    • Retirement 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-06)
      Retirement is a fairly recent phenomenon dating back no more than a century and a half. Retirement comes differently to different people - some long for it to get them away from tedium, boredom and drudgery - others look ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1986)
      There are many types of "retirement villages", some operated by charitable or religious bodies, some by public authorities and some by commercial developers. People wishing to move into such a village generally must be ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-08)
      For some older people moving is an important and necessary activity and it makes life easier and more comfortable, provides a less stressful lifestyle and gives people a new lease of life. For others it is deeply distressing, ...
    • Retirement, ageing and social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-05)
      There are 3 factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. (1) the retirement 'event'; (2) the 'process' ...
    • The right to shelter - elderly people in residential care 

      Graycar, Adam; Sumner, Ros (1987-09)
      The looming explosion in social care poses formidable challenges for policy makers in the gerontological area. Our residential care system which provides sheltered and supported accommodation for disabled people both young ...
    • Rights to information, education and freedom of choice: the vulnerable consumer 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-02)
      Callers to the Office for the Ageing usually want information. Of some 3,000 calls last year, over half were requests for information: nursing homes, guardianship, podiatry, house cleaning, transport, funeral expenses, ...
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing graduation address 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-10)
      The most common set of stereotypes was that older people were almost universally debilitated and depressed, daggy and despicable, daft and dejected, demented and dotty. It was commonly assumed that before long our society ...
    • Rural ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      The structure of our elderly population is undergoing a dramatic change at the moment and our society is on the verge of some quite significant and monumental changes. At the beginning of this century life expectancy for ...
    • Safeguarding Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (2003-03)
      The Australian Institute of Criminology is a social science agency that works with social scientists and law enforcement researchers and practitioners in Australia and internationally. Safeguarding Australia is a theme ...
    • Services to South Australia's ageing population 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      As we look to the future, over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85's by 225%. When translated into goods ...
    • Small business against crime: situational strategies in action 

      Graycar, Adam (2001-09)
      Making crime harder to commit is part of the fundamentals of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. CPTED refers to "the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear ...
    • Social aspects of dependence and family care 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-02)
      Ageing in Australia (and in other industrial societies) is seen by many as a problem because it is so often associated with dependency. Dependency, I would argue, is socially structured and created, and the social consequence ...
    • Social factors in illness 

      Graycar, Adam (1973-09)
      Man is a biological entity, but it is eroneous to think of him simply as a biological entity - man in these circumstances would be a non-entity. The collection of tissues - of muscles, blood, brain and water that together ...
    • Social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-04)
      Social policy is a broad term which describes systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed to individuals and communities so that they might attain a certain standard of living and/or quality of ...
    • Social responsibility of business 

      Graycar, Adam (1980-04)
      Looks at the interdependence of the welfare system and business in society.