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    • 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 ...