Exploring the experience of security in the Australian Vietnamese community: practical implications for policing.

  • Weber, Leanne (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Meredith, Denise (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

This project explores practical ways to build trust, communication and co-operation between Victorian policie and Vietnamese community in Melbourne. Drawing on interdisciplinary sociological and criminological perspectives, and on innovative quantative methodologies, researchers will work with Vietnamese community members and police to investigate cultural understandings of security, trust, crime and cultural difference. Outcomes will include the design of a transferable trust production model and proposals for institutional change and more effective community liaison.
Effective start/end date1/01/0731/12/11


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$12,140.00