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Homicide : patterns, prevention and control

Proceedings of a conference held 12-14 May 1992

Heather Strang and Sally-Anne Gerull (eds.)
ISBN 0 642 18583 2 ISSN 1034-5086
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, January 1993

Abstract

These conference papers canvas a range of issues pertaining to homicide including: the issue of crime hot spots; prevention strategies for homicide; masculine violence; homicide between sexual intimates; police and legal perspectives; changing attitudes towards violence and alcohol; homicide trends and statistics; Aboriginal issues; psychiatric issues; gun control; the prosecutorial process; and the question of mandatory life imprisonment.