Triad-related homicides in Hong Kong
This study provides an overview of the first systematic research on triad-related homicide in a Chinese society. In the ten year period from 1989 to 1998, 11.9% of all homicides or a total of 95 triad-related homicides were extracted from the Hong Kong Homicide Monitoring Database. These events resulted in 124 victims (13.2 percent of all victims) and involved 526 known offenders. Triad homicides were classified into various types based on different combinations of circumstances, motivation and outcomes, including ‘unintended’ outcomes.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||chinese triads, organised crime, homicide, victim, offender relationships|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminology not elsewhere classified (160299)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||15 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 00:42|
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