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Bushfire arson: a review of the literature

16 Dec 2004
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In reviewing previous studies of arson, Matthew Willis examines the motives and profiles of arsonists (particularly children and firefighters), the factors underlying arson in bush areas, and the impact of deliberately lit bushfires.

Issues of prevention of arson and of treatment of offenders are considered. A typology of deliberately lit bushfires is presented, and directions for future work proposed.

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2004
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