Gender and Crime

Bridget Harris4 4Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia The development and uptake of digital media and devices has increased, globally, and so has their presence in intimate relationships and family settings. Such shifts have brought change in the speed, volume...
  • October 3, 2018
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Julia Tolmie3  3University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand This paper considers the importance of victim safety when sentencing for intimate partner violence offences. It analyses the current legal position in New Zealand, which is illustrative of a very traditional approach...
  • October 3, 2018
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 Marie Segrave1 1Monash University, Clayton, Australia While family violence has been recognised as a national priority in Australia, and indeed internationally, the intersections of complex migration status issues and the response to family violence are rarely the subject of close...
  • October 3, 2018
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Kate Fitz-Gibbon1, Sandra Walklate2, Jude McCulloch1, Jane Maree Maher1 1Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 2University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England This paper examines intimate partner violence, risk and security as global issues. Although intimate partner violence, risk and security are intimately connected...
  • October 3, 2018
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Dr Larissa (Lara) Christensen1, Susan Rayment-McHugh1, Dr Nadine McKillop1 1University Of The Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Australia Effective prevention of sexual violence and abuse (SVA) must begin with a clear understanding of factors associated with its development, onset, and progression....
  • September 27, 2018
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Susan Rayment-McHugh1 Dimity Adams, Dr Nadine McKillop1 1University Of The Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Australia Traditional approaches to treating youth who perpetrate sexual offences have been dominated by individual pathology-based conceptualisations. Prevention efforts in this field have reflected this conceptualisation...
  • September 27, 2018
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Dr Nadine McKillop1, Danielle Reynald, and Susan Rayment-McHugh 1University Of The Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Australia The role of guardianship in preventing crime has received significant international attention. Although initially applied to property crimes, interest in its utility for understanding...
  • September 27, 2018
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Dr Larissa (Lara) Christensen1 1University Of The Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Australia As a result of traditional gender roles, society has difficulty understanding that females are capable of committing child sexual abuse (CSA). Earlier research has found that professionals (e.g.,...
  • September 27, 2018
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Mr David Vakalis1 1Monash University, Melbourne , Australia Like other places in North America and Europe, Victoria had struggled to respond in an effective way to the 20 years of sustained protests by anti-abortion ids outside abortion providing premises. In...
  • August 22, 2018
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Ms Rachael Burgin1 1Monash University, Melbourne, Australia This paper explores the operation of a communicative or affirmative standard of consent in rape trials heard in the County Court of Victoria, between 2009 and 2016. Legislative reform across Australia has steadily...
  • August 22, 2018
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