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Homicide and the night-time economy

Tomsen, Stephen; Payne, Jason


The relationship between the consumption of alcohol and a range of violent crimes, including homicide, is overwhelmingly acknowledged by criminologists. Less is known about the specifics of this relationship—in particular, whether the worst alcohol related violence occurs in private, or in public settings such as Australia’s expanding night-time leisure areas. This study finds no evidence of a substantial concentration of homicides in specific night-time leisure areas. Homicides are, however,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-12
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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