Month: July 2016

Rick Sarre, University of South Australia This paper reflects upon the role of the gun in public life generally. It reviews the gun in public hands, in the hands of private security and in the standard issue of police. It begins...
  • July 20, 2016
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Peter Squires1, Rick Sarre2 1 Professor of Criminology & Public Policy, University of Brighton, p.a.squires@brighton.ac.uk 2 Rick.Sarre@unisa.edu.au It is 20 years now since the awful shooting tragedies of Dunblane and Port Arthur changed the politics of global gun control – arguably forever. Yet...
  • July 20, 2016
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Stefan Petrow In the late 1960s Henry Reynolds explored the effects on Tasmania of the ‘hated stain’ of convictism and in particular how ex-convicts were responsible for the ‘residuum of crime, disease, [immorality] and poverty’ that loomed large in the...
  • July 20, 2016
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Sandra Walklate Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology, University of Liverpool conjoint Chair of Criminology, Monash University, Melbourne.   H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel (from which the title of this presentation is taken) was first published in book form in...
  • July 17, 2016
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Kerry Carrington (chair), Kate Fitzgibbon and Rob White One of the outstanding contributions of ‘southern theory’ (Connell, 2007; Carrington, Hogg & Sozzo, 2015) is that it propels us to consider the importance of the periphery in assessing knowledge and experiences...
  • July 15, 2016
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