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New Zealand national survey of crime victims 1996 Warren Young ... [et al.] ; commissioned by the Victimisation Survey Committee from Victoria Link Ltd and ACNielsen McNair.

Contributor(s): Young, Warren | Morris, Allison | Cameron, Neil | Haslett, Stephen John | ACNeilsen McMair | Victimisation Survey Committee (N.Z.) | Victoria Link Ltd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Victimisation Survey Committee, 1997Description: xvi, 165, [36] p. : ill., forms ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0478201273.Subject(s): DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | MĀORI | NEW ZEALAND CRIME AND SAFETY SURVEYS | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PASIFIKA | PHYSICAL ABUSE | RAPE | SEXUAL ABUSE | SOCIAL SERVICES | STATISTICS | VICTIMS | NEW ZEALAND | CRIME | SEXUAL VIOLENCEDDC classification: 362.88 NEW Summary: This report presents the findings from New Zealand's first comprehensive national survey of crime victims. The response rate was 57% and participants were drawn from a random sample of the population aged 15 years and over. The objectives of the survey were to produce an alternative measure to police crime victimisation statistics; to collate information on the circumstances and impact of offences; to illustrate victims' responses to crime and its effects; and to provide other information related to crime. The survey focused on personal offences and household offences. The results of the survey indicate that nearly two-thirds of the offences disclosed in the survey are violent or sexual offending. The report discusses family violence in relation to the perpetrators being well known to the victim; this includes data collected on partner abuse.
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A summary is available online: http://www.justice.govt.nz/pubs/reports/1996/victims/Default.htm

Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-142).

This report presents the findings from New Zealand's first comprehensive national survey of crime victims. The response rate was 57% and participants were drawn from a random sample of the population aged 15 years and over. The objectives of the survey were to produce an alternative measure to police crime victimisation statistics; to collate information on the circumstances and impact of offences; to illustrate victims' responses to crime and its effects; and to provide other information related to crime. The survey focused on personal offences and household offences. The results of the survey indicate that nearly two-thirds of the offences disclosed in the survey are violent or sexual offending. The report discusses family violence in relation to the perpetrators being well known to the victim; this includes data collected on partner abuse.

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