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This article presents findings from a predominantly qualitative study on fear of crime among a group of Australians, using individual interviews and focus groups.The discussion focuses on the ways in which the partici-pants identified particular spatial and temporal dimensions of crime, and...
This paper provides an overview of the recent developments in juvenile justice in China. With the improvement in the overall economy, there has been a genuine rise in delinquency. This paper describes the trend of youth crimes, and how informal grassroots networks and formal correctional...
The expansion of protective security services in the last few decades has raised concerns about the privatisation of policing and accountability of ‘non-police’ law enforcement agencies. One response by governments has been to enlarge regulatory controls of the industry. A recent example is the...
Early In 1997 a survey was conducted on 51 New Zealand prison inmates who had been convicted of illegal possession of a firearm, aggravated robbery with a firearm and murder with a firearm. Respondents were asked questions relating to their acquisition and usage of illegal firearms in order to...
This article questions the validity of the fixated/regressed classificationscheme of child sex offenders used by the Royal Commission into the New SouthWales Police Service. Since the scheme is based on incar-cerated offenderprofiles, it does not accord with empirical data derived from victim...
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