Month: September 2018

Dr Samara McPhedran1, Dr Li Eriksson1, Professor Paul Mazerolle1, Associate Professor Holly Johnson2, Professor Richard Wortley3 1Griffith University, , Australia, 2University of Ottawa, , Canada, 3UCL, , UK An estimated one in seven homicides globally are perpetrated by intimate partners,...
  • September 27, 2018
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Evelyn Rose4 4School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Family violence is the most prevalent form of violence worldwide, and is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men against women and children. Yet despite the epidemic scale, cross-cultural nature,...
  • September 27, 2018
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Rashaam Chowdhury1 1School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia This paper utilises data gathered from interviews conducted in Bangladesh to explore victimisation experienced by Bangladeshis during the 1971 liberation war. It considers the multifaceted nature of...
  • September 27, 2018
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Matthew Mitchell3 3School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, Between 2004-2017, the Family Court of Australia regulated minors’ access to gender-affirming hormones. In these cases, access to hormones depended upon being recognised as a legitimate subject...
  • September 27, 2018
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Bethia Burgess2 2School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Despite the military’s gradual withdrawal from the Myanmar government and the commencement of state-wide peace talks in 2016, armed conflicts remain virulent across several of the state’s...
  • September 27, 2018
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Ms. Krystal Lockwood1 ,Susan Dennison, Anna Stewart, Lisa Broidy, Troy Allard and Nick Tilley 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Australia, With the rise of the overuse of incarceration, collateral consequences of incarceration are infiltrating Australia. For First Nations families this is...
  • September 27, 2018
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Dr Kirsten Besemer1,Lacey Schaefer & Susan Dennison 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Australia, Regular family visitation is often associated with improved outcomes for offenders. However, due to Australia’s vast geography, prisoners and their families may be hundreds of kilometres apart. Qualitative...
  • September 27, 2018
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Ms. Holly Smallbone1,3  Susan Dennison, Stefano Occhipinti and Catrien Bijleveld 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Australia, 3Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, Faculty of Law, VU University , Amsterdam, Netherlands A recent body of research on parental imprisonment has...
  • September 27, 2018
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Ms. Rebecca Wallis1,2 Susan Dennison, Lisa Broidy 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Australia,2TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia This presentation draws on in-depth interviews with 60 mothers imprisoned in Queensland. It explores how mothers’ experiences of imprisonment are...
  • September 27, 2018
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Dr Vasja Badalič1 1Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, Ljubljana, Slovenia Since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, almost one million Syrian refugees found shelter in Lebanon. During the first three years of the conflict, Lebanon...
  • September 26, 2018
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