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Crime and Violence

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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ISBN 9781922084712
Published 20 April 2015 by THE SPINNEY PRESS
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781922084712
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
Imprint The Spinney Press
Publication Date 20 April 2015
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Category Social Sciences
Law
English law: criminal law
English criminal law: political & other offences
Scots law: criminal law
EU law: criminal
Criminal Law
Australian
Issues In Society
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 364.150994
Catalogue Code 588095

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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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