Crime and Criminology

Criminal Justice

Quiz 4 :
The Nature and Prevalence of Crime

Quiz 4 :
The Nature and Prevalence of Crime

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Crime statistics have only been collated and reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics since:
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Why do we need to be cautious about comparing crime rates between countries?
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The student's response might include the following:
-Variations in the definitions of crimes
-Variations in recording and coding practices

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Describe the purpose of victimisation surveys, explaining their value and also their limitations
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-Victimisation surveys help to gain an insight into crimes as it is known that not all victims will report crimes through the legal channels
-Limitations are: sample size, method of collection, same question within different cultural settings resulting in being understood differently.
LO 4.2: Describe key temporal trends in national and international crime
Multiple choice: Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

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Specifically related to illicit drug arrest, what does the term "consumer" mean?
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What is the difference between prevalence rate and incidence rate with regard to victimisation rates?
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Reported rates of household crime have declined since 2008.
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There have been noticeable changes in drug arrest trends in Australia since 1995.Plot a brief history of what has taken place from 1995 to current times.
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Discuss the variations in 'fear of crime' according to age and gender.
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Which of the following are types of financial costs associated with crime?
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Why is it important to study the financial costs of crime?
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Outline the findings from the study: Counting the Costs of Crime in Australia: A 2011 Estimate
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