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Alcohol and crime

ISSN: 
0817-8542
Published: 
04/1989

Abstract

The authors discuss the social impact of alcohol abuse and the link between alcohol and crime. They suggest a number of research based proposals for reducing alcohol related criminal behaviour. These relate to the legal drinking age, random breath testing, education and availability of alcohol.

Cite article

Mason G & Wilson P. 1989. Alcohol and crime. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 18. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi18