Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2235
Title: Young people and crime in rural communities
Contributor(s): Barclay, Elaine  (author); Hogg, Russell George  (author); Scott, John  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2235
Abstract: Because childhood and adolescence are crucial phases in psycho-social development and the formation of responsible citizens, an unusual degree of attention and supervision is directed at the young (Bittner, 1976; Rose, 1989). Such is the moral frailty of youth that mere presence or 11 doing nothing" (Corrigan, 1979) can, under certain circumstances, excite adult anxieties as a harbinger of immediate or later danger. Delinquency and adolescent antisocial behaviour are not, therefore, a matter of objective, positivistic measurement and control, but are bound up with larger patterns of intergenerational relationships. These relationships are also conditioned by social and spatial environments.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Crime in Rural Australia, p. 100-112
Publisher: Federation Press
Place of Publication: Annandale, N.S.W. Australia
ISBN: 1862876355
9781862876354
Field of Research (FOR): 160805 Social Change
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862876354
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an41551190
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=aU7fd3ia2yUC&lpg=PA147&dq=9781862876354&pg=PA100#v=onepage&q=&f=false
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