The term "crime" is often "taken-for-granted" and poorly defined in contemporary Australian and International research. There is also considerable debate amongst scholars working in different theoretical tranditions about the appropriate definition of crime. This reflects broader public division about the types of behaviour or people that are classed as criminal.
Field of Research
160204 Criminological Theories 160201 Causes and Prevention of Crime
Socio Economic Objective
940406 Legal Processes
HERDC Research category
B2 Book chapter in non-commercially published book