Changes in ‘youth crime’ – perceptions and realities

Dr Jason L. Payne1 1Australian National University, Canberra, Australia In a recent study of the NSW crime decline and the criminal trajectories of two NSW birth cohorts (1984 and 1994), it was shown that the population prevalence of criminal justice...
  • September 26, 2018
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Prof. Koichi Hamai1 1Ryukoku University, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan Contrary to the popular belief that juvenile crime is increasing and becoming more violent, the number of juvenile offenders arrested by the police in Japan has decreased significantly since 2003. This is...
  • August 21, 2018
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Dr Stephane Shepherd1 1Swinburne University Of Technology, Alphington, Australia Many Sudanese Australians have faced re-settlement challenges since migrating to Australia from the late 1990s onwards. Challenges have included language barriers, obtaining stable housing, acquiring employment, acculturative stressors and discrimination. Moreover,...
  • August 21, 2018
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Leanne Mcrae1 1Curtin University, Morley, Australia Discourses of harm within criminology have traditionally circulated through the paradigm of ‘youth’ with concerns emanating in leisure studies around excessive drug taking, drinking, or extreme sports like BASE jumping and parkour. This paper...
  • July 13, 2018
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