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How the public sees crime: an Australian survey



The Australian Institute of Criminology commissioned McNair Anderson and Associates to survey public attitudes on the seriousness of a comprehensive range of offences. This report presents the results. The offences examined include: heroin trafficking, offences involving actual or threatened violence, corporate and industrial crime, domestic violence, fraud and minor offences (eg homosexual acts).

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Wilson P, Walker J & Mukherjee S 1986. How the public sees crime: an Australian survey. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 2. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi02