Crime and Violence
Violent crime (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping) can be difficult to measure and respond to. Do greater alcohol restrictions and mandatory sentencing impact on violent street assaults? Is jailing offenders the most effective solution to reducing violence ... read full description below.
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Violent crime (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping) can be difficult to measure and respond to. Do greater alcohol restrictions and mandatory sentencing impact on violent street assaults? Is jailing offenders the most effective solution to reducing violence in society? This book examines the prevalence of recorded crime and victimisation in Australia and explores risks to personal safety, proposing a variety of responses to deal with violent crime. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index. Titles in the Issues in Society series are individual resource books which provide an overview on a specific subject comprised of facts and opinions. The information in this resource book is not from any single author, publication or organisation. The unique value of the Issues in Society series lies in its diversity of content and perspectives. The content comes from a wide variety of sources and includes: newspaper reports and opinion pieces, website fact sheets, magazine and journal articles, statistics and surveys, government reports, and literature from special interest groups.
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