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The victimisation of backpackers

Israel, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-1263-8699 (1999) The victimisation of backpackers. Alternative Law Journal, 24 (5). pp. 231-234.

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The backpacker sector forms an important part of the tourism industry in Australia. Unfortunately, there are good reasons to believe that backpackers are vulnerable to various predatory and property crimes. Their vulnerability stems, in part, from their age, their budget, the ways they travel, the places that they go and the kinds of accommodation that they seek. There are serious gaps in what we know about how or why they are victimised. This article suggests an agenda for future research.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Legal Service Bulletin Co-operative Ltd
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