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    • 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.
    • Social welfare policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-01)
      Social welfare policy helps determine how people live. "Social welfare" is a broad term which describes systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed to individuals and communities so that they ...
    • Sociological perspectives 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-08)
      The "aged" are perceived symbolically as problems for society. Of course it is important continually to remind ourselves that most older people are not sick, are not disabled, are not desperately poor, are reasonably well ...
    • Some points on dementia 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      In the ageing industry rarely does a day go by without some reference to, or comment about, or description of, the silent epidemic - the overwhelming, staggering and intense issue in gerontological planning and policy ...
    • South Australian College of Advanced Education graduation address 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-06)
      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 ...
    • Speech notes at 25th Anniversary dinner of the Australian Institute of Criminology 

      Graycar, Adam (1998-12)
      This speech gives an overview of the AIC, its current large projects and the issues it deals with, particularly how to reduce the supply of motivated offenders, and how to make crime more difficult and less attractive to ...
    • State approaches to housing for the ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-10)
      Given that some of our older people have substantial assets and given that many of our older people have fears and insecurities about impending dependencies, they are an easy mark for people selling some form of comfortable ...
    • State Government iniatives in protecting the legal rights of older people 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-09)
      Demographic change has meant that we are witnessing higher proportions of elderly people in all societies, greater life expectancy at birth and at all advanced ages, substantial drops in age specific mortality rates at ...
    • A State perspective 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-12)
      The argument in this paper is that in Commonwealth/State relations the Commonwealth has the bulk of financial resources at its disposal and allocations to the states are fraught with technical and distributional issues. ...
    • The Stolen Property Market in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) 

      Graycar, Adam; Nelson, Diana; Collins, Lisa; Gant, Frances (2003-06)
      The purpose of the research was to examine the dynamics and trends of the stolen property market in the ACT - in particular what happens to the property after it has been stolen. For example, the report looks at which ...
    • Strategic directions: planning for safer communities 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-03)
      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; diverting potential offenders into more constructive activities; ...
    • Superannuation crime: Introduction 

      Graycar, Adam (1996-06)
      The knowledge of the existence of vast financial holdings provides temptation for those who may wish to use unlawful means to lay their hands on money that is not theirs. There are more than 125,000 superannuation funds ...
    • Traditional agencies 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-03)
      The Wolfenden Committee in the U.K. identified four sectors which provide "social care" - the statutory, the commercial, the informal, and the "voluntary". The preferred term for "voluntary" is "non-government". The ...
    • Training 2000 

      Graycar, Adam (1992-11)
      This speech uses aspects of the Finn, Carmichael and A.D. Little Reports concerning the state of post secondary education, vocational training, apprenticeships, university, year 12, TAFE system and school retention rates ...