State Crime and Structural Justice

Karen Joe Laidler1 1Sociology and Centre for Criminology, University of Hong Kong At present, Northern criminological circles are in heated debate about the nature and meaning of their role in the public arena. Within public criminology discussions, Turner (2013) reminds...
  • September 27, 2018
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Rashaam Chowdhury1 1School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia This paper utilises data gathered from interviews conducted in Bangladesh to explore victimisation experienced by Bangladeshis during the 1971 liberation war. It considers the multifaceted nature of...
  • September 27, 2018
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Matthew Mitchell3 3School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, Between 2004-2017, the Family Court of Australia regulated minors’ access to gender-affirming hormones. In these cases, access to hormones depended upon being recognised as a legitimate subject...
  • September 27, 2018
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Bethia Burgess2 2School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Despite the military’s gradual withdrawal from the Myanmar government and the commencement of state-wide peace talks in 2016, armed conflicts remain virulent across several of the state’s...
  • September 27, 2018
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Associate Professor Jennifer Balint2 2University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia This paper reflects on the Minutes of Evidence Project (www.minutesofevidence.com.au), a collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, education experts, performance artists, community members and government and community organizations, to consider how...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Nesam Mcmillan1 1University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia From a criminological perspective, the internationalisation of crime and justice is a significant historical development. International crime and international criminal justice are distinguished from their national counterparts, framed as new categories of...
  • September 26, 2018
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A/Prof. Thalia Anthony1 1Faculty Of Law, University Of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia Criminology has classically relied on deviant characterisations of minority populations. This continues today internationally – as revealed in the 2017 Lammy Review (UK) – with a particular targeting...
  • September 26, 2018
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Elizabeth Athaide-Victor1, Madeline Blouir1, Martha Jerew1, Olivia Osborn1, Breanna Steiff1 1Tiffin University The fastest growing segment of prison population is women.  Yet, they continue to be ‘absent from the table’ when discussions of prison reform occur. A prime example of...
  • September 26, 2018
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Sarah Devyn1  1Trifari Tiffin University The School-to-Prison Pipeline has been discussed for many years. The pipeline is where problem students are funneled into the criminal justice system directly from schools. There are many contributors to this phenomenon, but whatever the...
  • September 26, 2018
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Tiffany Turner1 1Tiffin University There have been well documented difficulties for deaf persons throughout the criminal justice system.  These start with encounters from law enforcement, lack of interpreters, poor communication, limited access to attorneys, limited access in the court system,...
  • September 26, 2018
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