Dr Eriksson is one of only two scholars in Australia to be awarded a DECRA in Criminology in 2011. She has received funding to undertake a three year program of research titled ‘Othering’ in Penal Policy and Practice: A cross-national study of imprisonment in Australia and Sweden.
A cross-national comparison between Sweden and Australia, this project will examine the ways in which many prison systems has become places where both inmates and staff are dehumanised and where varying degrees of harm and/or violence are inflicted on the other without moral restraint.
A theory of social distancing will be applied to institutions of punishment to consider the ways in which ‘othering’ of prisoners as individuals and prisons as institutions are achieved. Empirical research in both countries will inform this innovative and normative framework, and the project will suggest ways in which such processes can be reversed.
Where does Legal Aid and Access to Legal Representation Fit in the Definition of a Fair Trial?
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New handbook links criminology and human rights
Monash criminologists have made significant contributions to a groundbreaking publication linking criminology and human rights. Co-edited … Continue reading New handbook links criminology and human rights
Monash Criminology Postgrad wins ANZSOC Student Award
Congratulations to Criminology PhD student Madeleine Ulbrick. Maddie has won the 2016 Australian New Zealand … Continue reading Monash Criminology Postgrad wins ANZSOC Student Award
Sharon Pickering delivers Fay Gale lecture
Professor Sharon Pickering, was honoured to present the annual Fay Gale Lecture, hosted by the … Continue reading Sharon Pickering delivers Fay Gale lecture
Public Event: Can human rights and mandated medical treatment co-exist?
There are a range of laws and practices in Australia that allow the State to … Continue reading Public Event: Can human rights and mandated medical treatment co-exist?
Children and the criminal justice system: How young is too young?
Monash criminologist Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon has published an article in The Guardian today with Deakin … Continue reading Children and the criminal justice system: How young is too young?
Excellence in research by Monash Criminology recognised in 2016 Dean’s Awards
Two of this year’s coveted Dean’s awards have been taken out by Monash Criminology researchers. A … Continue reading Excellence in research by Monash Criminology recognised in 2016 Dean’s Awards
Monash Criminology at Australian Academy of Sciences High Flyers Think Tank
Criminology’s Dr Marie Segrave (DECRA Fellow, School of Social Sciences) as well as Dr Lesley … Continue reading Monash Criminology at Australian Academy of Sciences High Flyers Think Tank
New Article Challenging the Abolition of Defensive Homicide
Monash Criminology PhD candidate Maddy Ulbrick has co-authored an article with her supervisors, Dr Asher … Continue reading New Article Challenging the Abolition of Defensive Homicide
Transforming prison experiences into theatre
Dr Anna Eriksson has contributed to an exciting new theatrical project The Chat, in which ex-prisoners … Continue reading Transforming prison experiences into theatre
PhD Scholarship Success for Criminology’s Madeleine Ulbrick
Monash Criminology doctoral student, tutor and research assistant, Madeleine Ulbrick, has recently been awarded a … Continue reading PhD Scholarship Success for Criminology’s Madeleine Ulbrick
Monash research on human security featured on Radio National
Findings from the Fluid Security in the Asia Pacific project featured recently in a program on the … Continue reading Monash research on human security featured on Radio National