Victimology

Rhiannon Davies University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, Rhiannon.Davies@utas.edu.au In South Australia and Tasmania, under their victims’ rights legislation and victims’ rights charter respectively, information about the conduct of a trial, including the progress of investigation, the laying of charges, and...
  • September 15, 2016
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Rhiannon Davies University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, Rhiannon.Davies@utas.edu.au In South Australia and Tasmania, under their victims’ rights legislation and victims’ rights charter respectively, information about the conduct of a trial, including the progress of investigation, the laying of charges, and...
  • September 15, 2016
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I. Dussuyer1 and R. G. Smith2 1 Victoria University 2 Australian Institute of Criminology *corresponding author: iddussuyer@hotmail.com While the reporting of misconduct is increasingly encouraged in organisations, the people who do so – also termed  ‘whistle-blowers’ – may experience retaliation...
  • August 22, 2016
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I. Dussuyer1 and R. G. Smith2 1 Victoria University 2 Australian Institute of Criminology *corresponding author: iddussuyer@hotmail.com While the reporting of misconduct is increasingly encouraged in organisations, the people who do so – also termed  ‘whistle-blowers’ – may experience retaliation...
  • August 22, 2016
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C. Cross1*, K. Richards2 1 School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology 2 School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology *corresponding author: ca.cross@qut.edu.au This paper presents results from the first national study to examine the reporting experiences of online fraud...
  • August 22, 2016
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C. James, Ph.D. Assistant Professor California State University, Fresno, Department of Criminology, chadleyj@csufresno.edu The old adage of victims being the forgotten actors in the criminal justice system (CJS) seems to no longer apply. Today, victims’ rights ensure the participation of victims...
  • August 22, 2016
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K.J. McLachlan Victim Support Service (SA) and Parole Board of South Australia, katherinem@victimsa.org How much influence do victims of crime have in whether an offender is awarded parole and under what conditions? The author examines the current rights of victims of...
  • August 22, 2016
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Dr Silke Meyer Central Queensland University This presentation is based on qualitative face-to-face interviews with Indigenous women in two regional Queensland research sites. Interviews focused on women’s experiences of domestic and family violence, related housing instabilities and the role of...
  • August 22, 2016
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T. Jenkins Griffith Criminology Institute, t.jenkins@griffith.edu.au A substantial body of literature exists emphasizing the psychological, emotional, behavioural, and somatic impacts that crime has on victims. A smaller yet rapidly increasing body of work suggests forgiveness may hold healing potentialities for victims...
  • August 19, 2016
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W. Bryant1*, S. Lyneham1 & S. Bricknell1 1 Australian Institute of Criminology, Willow.Bryant@aic.gov.au Almost a fifth of family homicide incidents in Australia are filicides, or the killing of children by their parents. Few Australian studies, however, have described national patterns in...
  • August 19, 2016
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