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

      Institute of Criminology
      Published 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. ...
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    • The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 Proceedings: Transitional Justice and Settler States 

      Balint, Jennifer; Evans, Julie
      Published 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 ...
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    • Observations about the History of Critical Criminology in Australia 

      Carrington, Kerry; Hogg, Russell
      Published 2011-05-17
      This paper provides some schematic genealogical observations of a rich and varied field of scholarship in Australia loosely badged as critical criminology. Those working in the critical criminology tradition have been ...
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    • Domestic Violence: A Research Agenda 

      Bartels, Lorana
      Published 2011-05-17
      This paper presents a brief overview of emerging issues in domestic violence research. Specifically, it sets out a research agenda in the context of rural and remote communities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and ...
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    • ‘Damaged Goods’: Riskiness and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Young People’s Interactions with Police 

      Dwyer, Angela
      Published 2011-05-17
      For some time now, research has suggested lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people are ‘at-risk’ of victimisation and legally ‘risky’. Relatively few studies have examined how ‘risk factor’ research ...
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    • Force Selling: Policing and the Manufacture of Public Confidence? 

      Lee, Murray
      Published 2011-05-17
      This paper explores aspects of the ways in which police image work is conducted in NSW. Specifically, it looks at the links between such image work and the project of public confidence building in the police. Based on ...
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    • ANZCCC Proceedings 2010 Table of Contents 

      Sydney Institute of Criminology
      Published 2011-05-17
      ANZCCC: The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010, Proceedings Table of Contents
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    • Organised Abuse and Testimonial Legitimacy 

      Salter, Michael
      Published 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 ...
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    • Jeopardising Justice for What? Keeping Sentence Indications in Victoria 

      Flynn, Asher
      Published 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 ...
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    • Refugee Women’s Experiences of Violence and Resilience: Early Explorations 

      Pulvirenti, Mariastella; Mason, Gail
      Published 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 ...
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    • Tweeting the News: Criminal Justice Agencies and their Use of Social Networking Sites 

      McGovern, Alyce
      Published 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 ...
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    • Organised Crime: A Chaotic Notion 

      Beesley, Julie
      Published 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 ...
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    • Offences against the (Moral) Person: HIV Transmission Offences in Australia 

      Houlihan, Annette
      Published 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 ...
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    • The Law of the Ruler? 

      Cowdery, Nicholas
      Published 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 ...
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    • The Subject in Peril 

      Doyle, Kylie
      Published 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 ...
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    • Social Networking Sites and Crime: Is Facebook more than just a Place to Procrastinate? 

      Milivojevic, Sanja
      Published 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 ...
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    • Curiosity Killed the M-Cat: an Examination of Illicit Drugs and Media 

      Lancaster, Kari; Hughes, Caitlin; Spicer, Bridget; Matthew-Simmons, Francis; Dillon, Paul
      Published 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 ...
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    • ‘This is Africa’: Filmic Negotiations of Crime, Justice and Global Responsibility 

      Duncanson, Kirsty; McMillan, Nesam
      Published 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 ...
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    • Securing Nightlife: Media Representations of Public and Private Policing 

      Wadds, Phillip
      Published 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 ...
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    • Felon Fights: Masculinity, Spectacle and Suffering 

      Tomsen, Stephen
      Published 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 ...
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