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Responsibilisation revisited: From concept to attribution in crime control

Hinds, Lynette Robyn; Grabosky, Peter


To date, most discussions of responsibilisation have been conceptual - suggesting what the term may mean, and what its impact may be. This study explores factors that influence people to accept more responsibility for protecting themselves against the risk of crime victimisation. Using data from a random postal survey in an Australian jurisdiction, we explain variation in citizens responsibilisation for crime control. We find that people's views of police, particularly expectations of police...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Security Journal
DOI: 10.1057/


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