Crime Trends in Hong Kong: Another Look at the Safe City

Broadhurst, Roderic G. (2004) Crime Trends in Hong Kong: Another Look at the Safe City. In Broadhurst, Roderic G. (Ed.) Crime and its Control in PR China: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium 2000-2002. Centre for Crimnology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 133-149.

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This paper describes reported crime trends in Hong Kong over the past 30 years and provides a broad picture of the crime problem in this unusual jurisdiction. The main focus is on describing and explaining the nature and prevalence of crime as recorded by law enforcement and reported by crime victims. Explanations of changes in crime are critically reviewed in conclusion.

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Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Crime trends, Hong Kong SAR, Asia
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 2004 Centre for Crimnology, University of Hong Kong
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 05:34

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