2017

Genocide Perspectives V

Balint, Jennifer. “Too near and too far: Australia’s reluctance to name and prosecute genocide,” in Marczak, Nikki and Shields, Kirril (eds.,). Genocide Perspectives V: A Global Crime, Australian Voices. UTS ePress, 2017.

In this collection of essays, Australian scholars discuss the crime of genocide, examining regimes and episodes that stretch across time and geography. Included are discussions on Australia’s own history of genocide against its Indigenous peoples, mass killing and human rights abuses in Indonesia and North Korea, and new insights into some of the core twentieth century genocides, such as the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide. More information...

Transforming Environments and Rehabilitation

Day, Andrew and Vess, J. “The importance of personal safety to therapeutic outcome in the prison setting,” in Akerman, Geraldine; Needs, Adrian and Bainbridge, Claire (eds.,). Transforming Environments and Rehabilitation: A Guide for Practitioners in Forensic Settings and Criminal Justice. Routledge, 2017.

How can environments play a role in assisting and sustaining personal change in individuals incarcerated within the criminal justice system? Can a failure to address contextual issues reduce or undermine the effectiveness of clinical intervention? Bringing together a range of leading forensic psychologists, this book explores and illustrates inter-relationships between interventions and the environment in which they take place. More information...

The Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice

Heseltine, K. and Day, Andrew. “Rehabilitation Programmes in Australian Prisons,” in Deckert, Antje and Sarre, Rick (eds.,). The Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Haines, Fiona. “Corporate and White Collar Crime,” in Deckert, Antje and Sarre, Rick (eds.,). The Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Ross, Stuart and Polk, Ken. “Violent Crime,” in Deckert, Antje and Sarre, Rick (eds.,). The Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

This handbook engages key debates in Australian and New Zealand criminology over the last 50 years. In six sections, containing 56 original chapters, leading researchers and practitioners investigate topics such as the history of criminology; crime and justice data; law reform; gangs; youth crime; violent, white collar and rural crime; cybercrime; terrorism; sentencing; Indigenous courts; child witnesses and children of prisoners; police complaints processes; gun laws; alcohol policies; and criminal profiling. Key sections highlight criminological theory and, crucially, Indigenous issues and perspectives on criminal justice. More information...

Criminology and the Anthropocene

Haines, Fiona and Parker, Christine. “Human rights and multinational enterprises A criminological analysis of non-judicial mechanisms of redress,” in Holley, Cameron and Shearing, Clifford (eds.,). Criminology and the Anthropocene. Routledge, 2017.

The Anthropocene signals a new age in Earth’s history, a human age, where we are revealed as a powerful force shaping planetary systems. What might criminology be in the Anthropocene? What does the Anthropocene suggest for future theory and practice of criminology? This book seeks to contribute to this research agenda by examining, contrasting and interrogating different vantage points, aspects and thinking within criminology. More information...

The Criminology of War

Roberts, Paul and McMillan, Nesam. “For criminology in international criminal justice,” in Jamieson, Ruth (ed.,). The Criminology of War. CRC Press, 2017.

The essays selected for this volume provide an overview of the range of issues confronting scholars interested in the complex and multiple relationships between war and criminality, and map the many connections between war, security, governmentality, punishment, gender and crime. More information...

Narcissism, Melancholia and the Subject of Community

Rogers, Juliet. “Narcissism, Melancholia and the Subject of Community,” in Sheils, Barry and Walsh, Julie (eds.,). Narcissism, Melancholia and the Subject of Community. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

This book brings together the work of scholars and writer-practitioners of psychoanalysis to consider the legacy of two of Sigmund Freud’s most important metapsychological papers: ‘On Narcissism: An Introduction’ (1914) and ‘Mourning and Melancholia’ (1917 [1915]). More information...

Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

Thorpe, Rachel; Fileborn, Bianca and Clarke, Laura Hurd. “Framing the sexual rights of older heterosexual women: acknowledging diversity and change,” in Barrett, Catherine and Hinchliff, Sharron (eds.,). Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People: Theory, Policy and Practice. Routledge, 2017.
Fileborn, Bianca; Barrett, Catherine and Roberto, Karen. “Sexual assault of older women: Breaking the silence,” in Barrett, Catherine and Hinchliff, Sharron (eds.,). Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People: Theory, Policy and Practice. Routledge, 2017.

The book addresses a gap in research and policy. Using an adaptation of the Declaration of Sexual Rights from the World Association of Sexual Health, it provides readers with an innovative and evidence-based framework for achieving the sexual rights of older people. Drawing on interdisciplinary research, it explores the cultural and social locations of old age and its intersections with sexual orientation, gender identity, and intersex status. More information...

Refiguring Techniques in Digital Visual Research

Young, Alison and Macdowall, L. “Visual Documentation in Hybrid Spaces: Ethics, Publics and Transition,” in Cruz, Edgar G√≥mez; Sumartojo, Shanti and Pink, Sarah (eds.,). Refiguring Techniques in Digital Visual Research. Springer, 2017.

This book interrogates how new digital-visual techniques and technologies are being used in emergent configurations of research and intervention. It discusses technological change and technological possibility; theoretical shifts toward processual paradigms; and a respectful ethics of responsibility. More information…