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    • The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 Program and Abstracts 

      Institute of Criminology (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-03)
      In 2010 the Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference was hosted by the Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney in association with the School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Sydney. ...
    • The Law of the Ruler? 

      Cowdery, Nicholas (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      The title of this article arises out of the misunderstanding that so long as there is a law, so long as the ruler (even a democratic one) has made valid law, then the rule of law operates. The question mark is intended to ...
    • Securing Nightlife: Media Representations of Public and Private Policing 

      Wadds, Phillip (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      There is ongoing ambivalence concerning door staff and crowd controllers in the night-time economy (NTE). Expanded private security is often acknowledged as a legitimate solution to the fear people experience in relation ...
    • Felon Fights: Masculinity, Spectacle and Suffering 

      Tomsen, Stephen (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Felony Fights is a website and set of DVDs depicting ‘no rules’ combat between male former convicts and a range of opponents. In these, the spectacle of violence serves to obscure the profoundly unequal relations of power ...
    • Discourse of ‘Dysfunction’: Sentencing Narratives and the Construction of Indigenous Offending 

      Jeffries, Samantha; Bond, Christine (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Using a narrative analysis of judges sentencing remarks in South Australian higher courts, we explore whether broader discourses ‘dysfunction’ ‘disorganisation’, ‘deprivation’ and ‘pathology’ impact understandings of ...
    • Made to Order: A Preliminary Review of Crime Risk Assessments in New South Wales, Australia 

      Clancey, Garner (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      In 2001, guidelines were introduced in New South Wales (NSW) to ensure that proposed developments/redevelopments of the built environment reflected key crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) principles. The ...
    • The Utopian Nightmare: Key Issues about Lesbian Domestic Violence according to Brisbane Domestic Violence Services 

      Hotten, Justine (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      This research documents what Brisbane domestic violence (DV) service providers consider to be key issues about lesbian domestic violence (LDV). Interviews sought to determine if, from service providers’ perspectives, ...
    • The Subject in Peril 

      Doyle, Kylie (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      What follows is an introduction to my forthcoming doctoral research regarding the portrayal of the subject and object of fear in road safety public education campaigns. The objective of this particular paper is to situate ...
    • Social Networking Sites and Crime: Is Facebook more than just a Place to Procrastinate? 

      Milivojevic, Sanja (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      This paper analyses the most popular social networking website (SNS)2—Facebook—and its engagement with crime. Through media analysis of several Australian and international newspapers and using case studies, the paper ...
    • Curiosity Killed the M-Cat: an Examination of Illicit Drugs and Media 

      Lancaster, Kari; Hughes, Caitlin; Spicer, Bridget; Matthew-Simmons, Francis; Dillon, Paul (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Using mainstream media communication theories, this article outlines different mechanisms by which media can impact on public perceptions of drugs and crime. The media can set the agenda and define public interest; frame ...
    • Organised Abuse and Testimonial Legitimacy 

      Salter, Michael (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      This paper will discuss the relationship between sexual abuse, invalidation and testimonial legitimacy with a particular focus on organised abuse. Using qualitative data drawn from a study of adult survivors of organised ...
    • ‘This is Africa’: Filmic Negotiations of Crime, Justice and Global Responsibility 

      Duncanson, Kirsty; McMillan, Nesam (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Film is a significant medium through which Western audiences learn about crime and suffering occurring beyond their national borders. On this basis, this article critically reflects on the ‘knowledge’ of criminal violence ...
    • Jeopardising Justice for What? Keeping Sentence Indications in Victoria 

      Flynn, Asher (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      In 2004, the Office of the Victorian Attorney General released the Justice Statement Part I, which outlined a ten-year plan to modernise Victoria’s criminal justice system. A key initiative emerging from this idealistic ...
    • Refugee Women’s Experiences of Violence and Resilience: Early Explorations 

      Pulvirenti, Mariastella; Mason, Gail (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Refugee experiences of violence are well known and may include violence in the country of origin, in refugee camps, countries of detention and, especially for women and children, in their own families before and after ...
    • Tweeting the News: Criminal Justice Agencies and their Use of Social Networking Sites 

      McGovern, Alyce (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      In recent times we have seen an increase in the willingness of criminal justice agencies to engage with new media technologies and social networking sites, not only as a tool for the investigation of criminal activity, but ...
    • Organised Crime: A Chaotic Notion 

      Beesley, Julie (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Borrowed theories and principles from the physical sciences have enabled social scientists and criminologists to analyse well-worn theories and data from a new perspective. One such theory is chaos theory, a subset of the ...
    • The Integration of Victim Lawyers into the Adversarial Criminal Trial 

      Kirchengast, Tyrone (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Various common law jurisdictions now allow for the representation of the victim in court in order to further integrate the victim into the criminal justice system. In certain common law jurisdictions, victim lawyers may ...
    • Offences against the (Moral) Person: HIV Transmission Offences in Australia 

      Houlihan, Annette (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      HIV transmission remains a focus of criminal prosecutions in Australia, with many of these cases appearing before Victorian courts. This paper will specifically explore the Victorian prosecution of Michael Neal, who was ...
    • The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 Proceedings: Transitional Justice and Settler States 

      Balint, Jennifer; Evans, Julie (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      Transitional justice has become the dominant international framework for redressing mass harm and historical injustices. However, transitional justice is commonly premised on the notion of a recent point of rupture or ...
    • (Re)Gendering Violence: Men, Masculinities and Violence 

      Seymour, Kate (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      This paper focuses on constructions of violence, in particular the ways in which violence is constructed as a social problem in and through policy discourses. Inspired by an earlier study into the ways in which practitioners, ...