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Book review: Kebabs, Kids, Cops and Crime: Youth, Ethnicity and Crime
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-26, 08:50 authored by Elaine StratfordElaine Stratford
Examination of the aftermath of two crimes that occurred in Sydney's south-western suburbs in 1988 and were blamed on Lebanese gangs - the murder of 14-year-old schoolboy Edward Lee and the drive-by shoot-up of the Lakemba Police Station. Critically analyses the media, political and police responses to these cases, drawing on the disciplines of economics, sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies. Assesses the complexities of ethnicity, racialisation, youth and crime. Includes tables and figures, endnotes, references and index. Authors are academics in the fields of economics, cultural studies, sociology and education.
Publication titleAustralian Geographical Studies
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Asia