Month: November 2019

Most people in Australian prisons have histories of profound and entrenched disadvantage. Yet as a community, the dominant view persists that those in jail are hardened criminals deserving of their time. Victims, meanwhile, are homogenised in the race by governments...
  • November 28, 2019
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Georgina Barkham-Perry University of Leicester In an article entitled ‘Prisoner Society in an Era of Hard Drugs,’ and one of few British empirical accounts of the prison drug market, Ben Crewe argued that the presence of hard drugs (notably heroin)...
  • November 28, 2019
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Professor James Treadwell3 3Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom This paper introduces debates on the political economy of prison organised crime in England and Wales and the role of the organised crime group, or what here is called the ‘Prison Firm’. ...
  • November 28, 2019
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Dr Katherine Doolin2 2Faculty of Law, University of Auckland Aotearoa New Zealand has a large, and growing, prison population of whom the majority are Māori. This is a significantly disproportionate level of incarceration – Māori make up over half of...
  • November 28, 2019
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Dr Kate Gooch1 1University Of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom, To date, our understanding of authority and governance in prisons has been dominated by two theories: 1) legitimacy theory (Sparks et al, 1995; Crewe, 2011; Crewe et al, 2011; Liebling 2011)...
  • November 28, 2019
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Mr Kosta Lucas1 1Synq Up, Perth, Australia The concept of “community resilience” is at the heart of all community-initiatives that aim to prevent and counter violent extremism. However, like the term “radicalisation”, it is a loosely defined term, and the...
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Dr Tamara Tulich1 1Law School, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, This paper explores learnings from prevenve jusce scholarship post September 11 that might be drawn upon in evaluang current and guiding future prevenve responses to the rise in...
  • November 28, 2019
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Dr  Keiran Hardy1 1Griffith Criminology Institute, Mt Gravatt, Australia Prevenng terrorism raises challenges compared to prevenng other types of crime. The polical and religious move underlying terrorism has required special legal responses, and governments connue to grapple with how to...
  • November 28, 2019
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Dr Daniel Baldino1,  Mr Kosta Lucas2 1University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Australia , 2Synq Up, Perth, Australia Sovereign cizens exhibit unique threats to law enforcement. So what exactly do sovereigns believe, what are their taccs and is the label ‘terrorist...
  • November 28, 2019
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Associate Professor Frank Morgan1 1School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia Most Risk Assessment Instruments make predictions based on characteristics of the individual offender, and, to some extent, the way an individual is expected to...
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