Recently Published: “Transparency and ‘uncomfortable knowledge’ in child protection”

                             

CJRC Adjunct Professor Judith Bessant from the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT has recently co-authored an article published in Volume 37, Issue 2 of the Policy Studies journal. Read more

In the News: Professor John Scott & Adjunct Professor Victor Minichiello Discussing Male Sex Work

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Professor John Scott and CJRC Adjunct Professor Victor Minichiello have recently been featured in an article on The Age website discussing male sex workers. The article “Male sex workers call for respect, understanding” details the extensive discrimination and stigma that male sex workers are continuously subject to as a result of various myths and stereotypes about such work, along with strict legislative regulations. Read more

CJRC Adjunct Associate Professor John Mickel in the Media

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CJRC Adjunct Associate Professor and Former Queensland Parliament Speaker, John Mickel, spoke to ABC Radio today about current issues in State politics.

He also briefly touches on his involvement with the Graduate Certificate in Policy and Governance offered through the School of Justice at QUT.

To listen to the podcast, click here.

Recently published: Violence against Women in Pornography

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Adjunct Professor Walter DeKeseredy recently published Violence against Women in Pornography with co-author Marilyn Corsianos Read more

Recent Publication by CJRC Adjunct Professors Nancy Wonders and Mona Danner!

      

Adjunct Professors Nancy Wonders (Northern Arizona University)  and Mona Danner (Old Dominion University) have recently co-authored an article published in the international journal Critical Criminology. Read more

Adjunct Professor Barry Goldson’s Latest Book: “Youth Crime and Justice”

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Adjunct Professor Barry Goldson from the University of Liverpool (UK) has co-edited the second edition of “Youth Crime and Justice”, comprising of a range of cutting-edge contributions from leading national and international researchers. Released earlier this year, the book:

  • Situates youth crime and youth justice within historical and social-structural contexts;
  • Critically examines policy and practice trends and their relation to knowledge and ‘evidence’; and
  • Presents a forward looking vision of a rights compliant youth justice with integrity

Topics covered include the history of youth crime and youth justice, specific focus on race and gender in the context of juvenile justice, youth crime trends, and addressing youth crime through restorative justice measures.

For more information, click here. 

Adjunct Professor Alex Sharpe Making A Difference Through Research on Transgender Law Reform

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Adjunct Professor Alex Sharpe from Keele University (UK) is is making a significant difference through her research on transgender law reform and transgender legal issues. For over two decades, Professor Sharpe has been involved in the advocacy and activism for the transgender community and has used her expertise to provide advice to various government agencies and departments, members of parliament, law firms, public interest advoacy organisations and different professional bodies, both in the UK and internationally. Recent examples include:

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