Family Violence

Dr Romy Winter   1Teaching Fellow, Police Studies.  Research Fellow, Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania The increase in focus on violence amongst current or former partners reveals a chronic problem characterised by a complex set of...
  • October 25, 2016
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C. McDonald1*, M. Millsteed2 1 Research Officer, Crime Statistics Agency 2 Manager, Crime Statistics Agency *corresponding author: cleave.mcdonald@crimestatistics.vic.gov.au Existing evidence suggests that alcohol is involved in more than a third of incidents of serious violence against women. A significant body...
  • August 29, 2016
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J. Putt*, R. Holder 1 School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences, University of New England 2 Griffith Institute of Criminology, Griffith University *corresponding author: jputt@une.edu.au Released this year the review of domestic and family violence (DFV) deaths in the...
  • August 29, 2016
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Christine Bond1*, Eve Buzawa2, Janet Ransley2 1 Griffith University 2 University of Massachusetts-Lowell 3 Griffith University *corresponding author: c.bond@griffith.edu.au The evidence-base for developing effective policing strategies in response to family violence remains limited, especially in Australia. Predominately from the United...
  • August 29, 2016
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Christine Bond1*, Eve Buzawa2, Janet Ransley2 1 Griffith University 2 University of Massachusetts-Lowell 3 Griffith University *corresponding author: c.bond@griffith.edu.au The evidence-base for developing effective policing strategies in response to family violence remains limited, especially in Australia. Predominately from the United...
  • August 29, 2016
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Marisela Velazquez James Cook University It has been well established that both Indigenous women and non-Indigenous women involved in crime generally meet criteria for low socioeconomic status (Bartels, 2010). A common explanation for women who are involved in crime, regardless...
  • August 18, 2016
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Marisela Velazquez James Cook University It has been well established that both Indigenous women and non-Indigenous women involved in crime generally meet criteria for low socioeconomic status (Bartels, 2010). A common explanation for women who are involved in crime, regardless...
  • August 18, 2016
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M. Leask* Victoria University of Wellington,  *corresponding author: Marita.Leask@vuw.ac.nz This paper presents a feminist critical discourse analysis of 20 sentencing decisions of cases where a woman has killed in the context of intimate partner abuse in New Zealand from 1994...
  • August 18, 2016
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M. Leask* Victoria University of Wellington,  *corresponding author: Marita.Leask@vuw.ac.nz This paper presents a feminist critical discourse analysis of 20 sentencing decisions of cases where a woman has killed in the context of intimate partner abuse in New Zealand from 1994...
  • August 18, 2016
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E. Marchetti  Griffith University, Griffith Law School For approximately fifteen years, Indigenous sentencing courts have been providing an avenue for Indigenous offenders, communities, and in some cases, victims, to have a greater voice in a sentencing process.  Elders or Community...
  • August 18, 2016
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