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Crime in Rural Australia

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Contemporary rural crime is more varied and sophisticated than it once was. The new forms range from agricultural crimes, such as the theft of water designated for agricultural production to environmental crimes such as the illegal dumping of waste. They take place side by side with traditional rural crimes such as cattle duffing while urban crimes such as drug and alcohol abuse and violent assaults are also prevalent, and on the rise. Crime in Rural Australia covers them all. It brings together leading academics who examine the major dimensions of crime and justice in rural and regional Australia including: the extent of rural crime, farm crime, violence, juvenile crime, policing, Indigenous crime and justice, crime prevention, drugs, fear of crime, and sentencing and punishment.It includes vignettes on rural policing and the stock squad from the perspectives of the NSW police. An ideal text for rural crime and criminology courses, Crime in Rural Australia will also be of interest to criminal justice practitioners, policy-makers, and criminology scholars.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2007
Contributors
Edited by Elaine Barclay Edited by John Scott Edited by Joseph F. Donnermeyer Edited by Russell Hogg
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Federation Press
Pages
350
Dimensions
160x239x12
ISBN-13
9781862876354
Product ID
2068150

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