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Author Christopher Devery
Published January 1991
Report Type General Report Series
Subject Offenders; Socioeconomic factors and crime
Keywords Crime prevention, socio-economic disadvantage, crime control, conviction rates

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This report examines the regional patterns in Local Court conviction rates in NSW with a view to shedding light on the socio-economic factors which influence crime rates. The report examines these patterns and attempts to explain them in terms of the socio-economic characteristics of the LGAs.