Digital Criminology

Justin Ellis1 1Sydney Institute of Criminology. Sydney Law School. University of Sydney NSW Visual representations of police-public encounters are often reduced to a minimum number of parts, with individual motivation seen as the origin of action. This decontexualisation creates space...
  • September 26, 2018
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Alyce McGovern1, Murray Lee2 1School of Social Sciences. Centre for Crime, Law and Justice. UNSW Sydney, 2Sydney Institute of Criminology. Sydney Law School. University of Sydney NSW Popular forms of media are replete with content that depicts crime, law and...
  • September 26, 2018
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Carolyn McKay1, Murray Lee1 1Sydney Institute of Criminology. Sydney Law School. University of Sydney NSW This paper adopts a visual criminological approach to examining the images generated by police body-worn (BWC) camera. While there is growing scholarship regarding the use...
  • September 26, 2018
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Prof Jane Bailey1, Carissima Mathen 1University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Law Technologically-facilitated violence against women (TFVAW) can take many forms, from school teachers secretly recording female students’ breasts with pen cams (R v. Jarvis) to vindictive ex-partners distributing intimate images...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Nicola Henry2 2RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Digital technologies are increasingly being used as tools of abuse, harassment, and violence. One manifestation of this growing trend is image-based sexual abuse (IBSA), also known as ‘revenge pornography.’ IBSA refers to the non-consensual...
  • September 26, 2018
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Georgina Heydon2,Rachel Loney-Howes 2RMIT, Melbourne, Australia It is well established in the literature that rape and sexual assault are the most underreported crimes world-wide, with an estimated 80-90% of sexual assaults going unreported annually (Daly and Bouhours 2010; ABS 2012;...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Asher Flynn3 3Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Abstract:  Image-based sexual abuse (IBSA) refers to the non-consensual recording, distribution, or threat of distribution, of nude or sexual images. In the last few years, numerous jurisdictions have amended their criminal laws to...
  • September 26, 2018
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A/Prof. Tony Krone1 1University Of Canberra, Fraser, Australia This paper reviews the development of typologies of online CEM offenders drawing together perspectives from criminology, psychology and law. It questions their utility and applicability given changes in the online environment and...
  • September 26, 2018
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A/Prof. Jeremy Prichard1, Dr Caroline Spiranovic1, Prof  Paul Watters2, Prof Richard Wortley3, A/Prof Tony Krone4 1Law Faculty, University Of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 2La Trobe University , Melbourne, Australia, 3University College London , London, UK, 4University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia The...
  • August 22, 2018
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Miss Laura Wajnryb McDonald1 1The University Of Sydney, , Australia The digital age has transformed the way the media report on crime with visual instantaneous stories published and shared across multiple platforms. While this may enhance public engagement, there can...
  • August 22, 2018
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