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Business and the risk of crime in China

Broadhurst, Roderic; Bouhours, Brigitte; Bouhours, Thierry


The results of a large victimization survey conducted in 2006 of 5,117 businesses in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Xi'an are reported. Over one-quarter (26.2 per cent) of businesses reported at least one incident of crime over the past year, but higher risks of commercial crimes (i.e. fraud, bribery, extortion and intellectual property offences) than common crime (i.e. robbery, assault and theft) were found. Across the cities, the rate of commercial crime (22.6 per cent) was 3.4 times that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azs059


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