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AbstractWhile the link between illicit drug use and criminal behaviour is frequentlynoted, comparatively little is known about which drugs are most likely to shapethis behaviour, and about the role of early initiation into drug use. This studyuses a large, national population survey to examine...
AbstractAlthough vehicle hijacking is a worldwide phenomenon, it has increased to such anextent in South Africa that it is currently regarded as one of the countrieswith the highest hijacking figures in the world. It is estimated that a motorvehicle is hijacked every 40 to 54 minutes in South...
AbstractThis article presents the findings from a secondary analysis of the 1991Queensland Crime Victim Survey. Although now more than 10 years old, this surveystill has validity as it remains the largest of its kind conducted inQueensland, and it is a rich source of information about the...
AbstractThis article presents findings of research on women who kill. All cases in whicha woman was investigated by police as a perpetrator in a homicide inVictoria,Australia,between 1985 and 1995 were examined.The aim was toinvestigate the range of circumstances in which women kill....
AbstractWhen Police Unionise: The Politics of Law and Order in Australia; By Mark Finnane(2002) Sydney: Hawkins Press, 258pp, ISBN 1864874643Behind Bars: Surviving Prison; By J.I. Ross & S.C. Richards(2002) Indeanapolis, USA:Alpha Books, 240 pp, ISBN0028643518Convict Criminology; By J.I. Ross &...
AbstractThis paper presents a review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness offamily-based crime prevention programs.Programs were included in this review if(a)the family was the focus of the intervention,(b)there was an outcome measureof delinquency or antisocial child behaviour, (c)the...
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