Teaching Criminology

A/Prof. James Roffee1, Dr Kate Burns2 1Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia The use of international mobility experiences presents specific opportunities and tensions, when seeking to teach issues of social justice, particularly in disciplines such as...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Juliana Ryan1, Ms Ruth Liston1, Dr Helen McLean1, Dr Greg Stratton1, Ms Rebecca Hiscock1 1RMIT , Melbourne, Australia The importance of students’ transition into first year is widely recognised in Australian universities, as is the need to explicitly teach...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Marietta Martinovic1, Marg Liddell1 1Rmit University, Melbourne , Australia The Inside Out Prison Exchange Program has been delivered at two prisons in Victoria, Australia – Dame Phyllis Frost Centre and Marngoneet Correctional Centre since 2015. As part of this...
  • August 22, 2018
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Kerry Wimshurst1 1School Of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Mt Gravatt campus, Australia Criminology has not been short of commentators reflecting upon the nature of their profession. The present research employed threshold concepts theory to explore contemporary criminal justice...
  • July 26, 2018
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T. R. McGee1*, E. G. Cohn2, Whitten, T.1, Eriksson, L.1, Farrington, D. P.3 1 Griffith University 2 Florida International University 3 University of Cambridge *corresponding author: tr.mcgee@griffith.edu.au There have been a number of previous investigations of the developmental of criminology...
  • August 29, 2016
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 L. Grossrieder1*, S. Loup1, M. Jendly1, R. Voisard1, E. Sylvestre2 1 School of Criminal Justice, University of Lausanne 2 Teaching Support Centre, University of Lausanne  *corresponding author: lionel.grossrieder@unil.ch Crime generates many representations in popular culture, influenced by media, literature, arts, movies and...
  • August 22, 2016
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R. Sarre University of South Australia, rick.sarre@unisa.edu.au This paper develops the argument that the criminological enterprise has been well-served by cross-disciplinary endeavours. Typically, these disciplines include sociology, psychology, law, political science, history, education and cultural studies. This paper explores adding theology...
  • August 22, 2016
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L. M. Howes Criminology, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Loene.Howes@utas.edu.au Fostering critical thinking abilities amongst students is seen as one component of preparing them to navigate uncertain and highly complex social lives and employment circumstances. In Criminology, critical...
  • August 22, 2016
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R. G. Smith Australian Institute of Criminology, Russell.Smith@aic.gov.au This chapter explores the roles and activities of public sector agencies in conducting criminological research over the preceding fifty years in Australia, focussing in particular on the history of the Australian Institute of...
  • August 22, 2016
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A. Deckert School of Social Sciences and Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, adeckert@aut.ac.nz Canada and the United States both incarcerate Indigenous peoples at disproportionate rates. Previous studies have shown that scholarly discourse in high-ranked criminology journals has remained markedly silent...
  • August 22, 2016
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