CJRC Adjunct Professor Sandra Walklate from the University of Liverpool, UK, has recently co-edited a book titled “Liquid Criminology: Doing Imaginative Criminological Research”. The book also features chapters by CJRC researchers Professor Kerry Carrington and Dr Claire Ferguson, PhD candidate Ashleigh Larkin, and Adjunct Professor Walter DeKeseredy. Read more
Dr Matthew Ball, Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, has recently published a new book titled “Criminology and Queer Theory: Dangerous Bedfellows?” which is now available online. Read more
The book draws together both theoretical and empirical contributions that develop the growing scholarship being produced at the intersection of ‘queer’ and ‘criminology’.
QUT Crime and Justice Research Centre criminologist Dr Kelly Richards has released a new book with Oxford University Press, with co-authors Professors Chris Cunneen (UNSW) and Rob White (UTas). The book, Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia, Fifth edition explores young people and crime in Australia, and provides an overview of the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of youth justice in Australia’s jurisdictions. Following detailed outlines of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of youth crime and responses to it, the book explores in-depth a range of topical youth justice issues, including: Indigenous young people’s contact with the criminal justice system; young women and crime; ethnic minority young people’s criminality; and the intersections of class, youth and crime. Responses to youth offending, such as policing measures, detention and restorative justice conferencing, are also discussed. Read more
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.
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