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Victimology Data Assignment

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Victimisation studies have increased capacity to gain personal information from victims, such as their attitudes towards crime, income, employment and martial status, ultimately catering for a more holistic understanding of crime. Victimisation studies can enhance knowledge on crime rates, they are also limited in many respects. A common criticism of victimisation studies is that victims may forget or inaccurately remember events, leading to many offences going statistically unrepresented .

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Law Social Issues Law enforcement Social psychology Criminology Crime Victimology Labour law Abuse Victimisation Akaike information criterion
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Official data refers to quantitative information that purports to represent the prevalence and scope of different criminal offences (Maxfield 2007 pp.235). In Australia, administrative statistics on crime are issued by various government agencies, such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Department of Child Protection and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW 2012). While many government departments and organisations release statistical reports depicting the scale and types of crimes, the Recorded Crime Statistics collection (RCS) is one of the most prominent annual issues of admin...
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