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Title Kebabs, kids, cops and crime : youth, ethnicity and crime / by Jock Collins ... [and others]
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Pluto Press, 2000


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 W'PONDS  305.2350994 Col/Kka  DUE 11-08-20
Description viii, 276 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents 1. "Migrant crime link 'a lethal cocktail'" -- 2. Middle Eastern appearances: 'Ethnic gangs' and media panic -- 3. Crime and ethnicity in Australia: myths and realities -- 4. The context of 'ethnic crime' in Sydney: socioeconomic, cultural and spatial -- 5. 'Someone to fear': Lebanese youth, gangs, masculinity and racism -- 6. Cops, kids and minority culture -- 7. The politics of community -- 8. Learning from Lakemba
Summary Exposes the fragility of Australian multiculturalism and the racism lurking behind media and political responses to crime. Drawing on new fieldwork, the book critically reviews the evidence about ethnic criminality in Australia, records and reviews the media's stereotypical response, and probes the issue of Lebanese gangs
Analysis Crime
Crime rate
Ethnic relations
Ethnic youth
Federal issue
Juvenile delinquency
State issue
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-268) and index
Subject Crime and race -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Crime and race -- Australia.
Crime and race -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Discrimination in law enforcement -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Discrimination in law enforcement -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Ethnicity -- Australia.
Lebanese -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Lebanese -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Minority youth -- Australia -- Social conditions.
Minority youth -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.
Minority youth -- Australia.
Minority youth.
Police services for juveniles -- Australia.
Crime -- Australia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Police services for juveniles.
Social justice -- Australia.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Ethnic relations.
Author Collins, Jock, 1949-
LC no. 2001320429
ISBN 1864031131