volume 21, issue 1, P16-21 1974
DOI: 10.1177/026455057402100105
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J.W. McCulloch, N.J. Smith, I.D. Batta

Abstract: CRIME among coloured immigrants in the United Kingdom has been the subject of more speculation than research. Isolated crime incidents are often used to promote a sterotype towards them. In order to clarify some of the common assumptions and to add precision to our knowledge of crime by Asians, we investigated the nature and distribution of crime between Asians and non-Asians, adults and juveniles, who were proceeded against over a period of three years. The limitations of the study based on official statisti…

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