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    • ANZCCC Proceedings 2010 Table of Contents 

      Sydney Institute of Criminology (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2011-05-17)
      ANZCCC: The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010, Proceedings Table of Contents
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • ‘Damaged Goods’: Riskiness and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Young People’s Interactions with Police 

      Dwyer, Angela (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Domestic Violence: A Research Agenda 

      Bartels, Lorana (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Force Selling: Policing and the Manufacture of Public Confidence? 

      Lee, Murray (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Observations about the History of Critical Criminology in Australia 

      Carrington, Kerry; Hogg, Russell (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • (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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...