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Crime in Asia: Toward a Better Future

Braithwaite, John


There are two fundamental ways to reduce crime: fix crime prevention weaknesses or build on crime prevention strengths. Three crime prevention strengths that have delivered most Asian societies comparatively low and falling levels of violence are considered: (1) war reduction as a path to reduction of common criminal violence; (2) comparatively low levels of inequality; (3) comparatively low ratios of stigmatizing to reintegrative social control that respects human dignity. Transformative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1007/s11417-013-9176-0


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