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O'Donnell, Ian (2005) Violence and social change in the Republic of Ireland. International Journal of the Sociology of Law , 33 , pp. 101-117.

Violent crime in the Republic of Ireland has become a focus of media, political and public concern, especially since the shooting dead in separate incidents of a journalist and policeman in June 1996. However, the contours of the problem are barely understood and its relationship to wider social forces is only beginning to receive attention. To make sense of recent trends in homicide and assault, it is important to consider factors such as the economic boom, changing migration patterns and shifts in alcohol and drug consumption.


Item Type:Article
Page Range:pp. 101-117
Publisher:Elsevier Science
Accession Number:HRB (Not in collection)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence
MM-MO Crime and law > Organised crime

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