Corrections and Penology

R. Katona-Staindl This paper presents an overview of the contemporary practice of conjugal and family visitation practices across Australia. Drawing on elite interviews with Members of Parliament, Ministers and lead prison reform advocates the current approaches are understood and contextualised....
  • August 22, 2016
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R. Katona-Staindl This paper presents an overview of the contemporary practice of conjugal and family visitation practices across Australia. Drawing on elite interviews with Members of Parliament, Ministers and lead prison reform advocates the current approaches are understood and contextualised....
  • August 22, 2016
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S. Theerathitiwong The University of Melbourne, sthe@student.unimelb.edu.au In recent years, a significant increase in female members of ethnic minority groups in the Australian and American custodial population has been observed. This observed growth subsequently results in an increase in those...
  • August 22, 2016
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M. Martinovic1*, M Liddell2 1 RMIT University 2 RMIT University *corresponding author: Marietta.martinovic@rmit.edu.au The first Australian Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program (IOPEP) was delivered at two Victorian prisons – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) and Marngoneet Correctional Centre (MCC) in 2015....
  • August 22, 2016
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Dr Tracey Woolrych University of Wollongong, woolrych@uow.edu.au There is a wealth of evidence indicating that increases in empathy correlate with decreases antisocial behaviours.  As such, empathy training is often included in rehabilitation programs, most of which involve “Empathy Groups’ to...
  • August 19, 2016
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Dr Tracey Woolrych University of Wollongong, woolrych@uow.edu.au There is a wealth of evidence indicating that increases in empathy correlate with decreases antisocial behaviours.  As such, empathy training is often included in rehabilitation programs, most of which involve “Empathy Groups’ to...
  • August 19, 2016
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A. Symkovych University of Johannesburg, asymkovych@uj.ac.za Although previous research in non-Western societies demonstrates that underfunded and understaffed prisons generate a much more negotiated order than that described in the West, generally this research has omitted the role of legitimacy in power...
  • August 19, 2016
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Dr Anna Eriksson  Monash University, anna.eriksson@monash.edu This paper will focus on the role of clothes and dress codes in prisons (staff and prisoners; uniforms or own clothes) and the impact this have on personal identify and agency; interpersonal relationships within groups;...
  • August 19, 2016
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Dr  A. Angkasa Dean and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law Universitas Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto – Indonesia, drangkasa_64@yahoo.com This research is about the causative factors of prisonization and its impact in rehabilitating the inmates, more specifically accidental offenders, who are currently imprisoned at...
  • August 19, 2016
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C. Flynn1*, C. Trotter1 1 Monash University – Department of Social Work, catherine.flynn@monash.edu It is clear that numbers of parents being imprisoned in Australia are increasing, as are the number of children affected. Yet this group remains hidden, and relatively few...
  • August 19, 2016
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