Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Children and Crime: Victims and Offenders Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology and held in Brisbane, 17-18 June.
Murray describes the work of the Youth Advocacy Center in Queensland. She points out certain attitudes held in society such as a care response to a child victim and a revenge response to a young offender. Through the work of the center, she sees a correlation between victimization and offender. She calls for better services for victims of abuse and young offenders.
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