Vulnerable People and Human Rights

Mary Spiers Williams1 1ANU College of Law Legal practitioners have known for some time what young people experience in detention centres. The screening nationally of images of those places and the acts that have taken place was not a revelation...
  • November 24, 2016
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J. Scott School Of Justice, Queensland University Of Technology  Contemporary drug policy has been built around stereotypes linking drug markets to addiction, immorality and crime.  While much research has focused on drug users as deviant, less attention has given to...
  • August 22, 2016
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J. Scott School Of Justice, Queensland University Of Technology  Contemporary drug policy has been built around stereotypes linking drug markets to addiction, immorality and crime.  While much research has focused on drug users as deviant, less attention has given to...
  • August 22, 2016
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N. Thomas Griffith University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, natalie.thomas@griffithuni.edu.au The ‘New Recovery’ movement is a social movement that aims to advance the rights of people in recovery from problematic drug use. The idea of recovery has also been influential...
  • August 22, 2016
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Rachel Loney-Howes Ph.D. candidate in Crime, Justice and Legal Studies, Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University, reloney-howes@students.latrobe.edu.au or r.loney-howes@latrobe.edu.au. Hurricane Katrina devastated the population of New Orleans in 2005, and the impact this had on women in terms of their...
  • August 22, 2016
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M. Salter Western Sydney University, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, michael.salter@westernsydney.edu.au Systematic and chronic abuse (SCA) refers to experiences of physical and sexual violence that are (a) premeditated, deliberate and involve multiple perpetrators and/or colluding bystanders, and (b) involve frequent...
  • August 22, 2016
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Eileen Baldry1, Sophie Russell2* 1 Chief Investigator, Comparative Youth Penality Project, University of New South Wales 2 Research Associate, Comparative Youth Penality Project, University of New South Wales *corresponding author: sophie.russell@unsw.edu.au Research being conducted in Australian and England and Wales...
  • August 19, 2016
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J. Sweeney*, A. Schlumpp2 1 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare *Josh Sweeney: josh.sweeney@aihw.gov.au Research shows that children and young people who have been abused or neglected are at greater risk of engaging...
  • August 19, 2016
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J. Sweeney*, A. Schlumpp2 1 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare *Josh Sweeney: josh.sweeney@aihw.gov.au Research shows that children and young people who have been abused or neglected are at greater risk of engaging...
  • August 19, 2016
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Dr Marg Liddell1* & Dr Diana Johns2 1 RMIT University, School of Global, Urban & Social Studies 2 University of Melbourne, School of Social & Political Sciences *marg.liddell@rmit.edu.au Young people in frequent conflict with the law are typically construed as...
  • August 19, 2016
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