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Alcohol-related assault: time and place

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 169

Michael Teece and Paul Williams
ISBN 0 642 24184 8 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, October 2000

Abstract

This study aims to determine the strength of a variety of sociodemographic risk factors for being a victim of alcohol related violence. In particular, it examines the hypothesis that places where alcohol is usually consumed, times of absences from the home, and the frequency of such absences are more important factors in the likelihood of experiencing alcohol related violence than being young and male.