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Volume :46 Issue : 177 2020      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Scale of Crime in Kuwaiti Society: An Analytical Study During the Period 1992-2018.

Auther : Nawaf F. Abu-Khashaba - Prof. Kamel M. Rouibah

The Goal of The Study: This study sought to analyze and compare crimes between expatriates and Kuwaitis in term of their frequencies, percentages, types of crimes and the identity of the perpetrators, as well as the extent of the effect of increasing the percentage of expatriates on increasing crime rates.
Study Methodology: This study used an exploratory and statistical methodology.
Study Data and Sample: The study analyzed actual crimes numbers in Kuwait between years of 1992 till 2018.
Study Findings: This study succeeded to show, for the first time, that all crimes indicators are declining despite the increase in expatriates. These include crime rates, crime rates of misdemeanors, crime rates of felonies, and crime rates of unknown crimes. Also results show that the crimes of Kuwaitis are higher than the crimes of expatriates. And highest crime rates per 100000 inhabitants in the Arab expatriates were registered with the Iraqi community, followed by illegal migrants
Bedoun, then the Syrian and Egyptian. Indian and Filipino, and despite their huge numbers, are the least crime rates perpetrators. Crime rates of Kuwaitis men and women are higher than those of expatriates, and crime rates of Arab expatriates are higher than those of non-Arab expatriates.
Study Conclusions: This study has several managerial and research implications on how to deal with the crime in Kuwait and review the policy of bringing expatriates.

Keywords: Crimes, rate of crimes, types of crimes.
 

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