Sociology

Panel event: Domestic Violence, Police Accountability and Women’s Criminalisation

On Friday 22 June MGFV’s Professor Jude McCulloch will be joining a panel of expert speakers including Louise Taylor, Vickie Roach and Marianne Jago-Bassingthwaighte, and chaired by The Honourable Marcia Neave AO, to discuss the interaction of domestic violence, police accountability and female imprisonment in the criminal justice system.  When: 5.30-7.30pm, Friday 22 June Where: RMIT University Melbourne…

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Community sentiments and perceptions of Victoria Police

Monash PhD researcher looks into police legitimacy in the City of Monash Allegra Schermuly, a former perioperative nurse from the UK, decided that a change was imminent after 20 years of nursing and enrolled in a Diploma of Liberal Arts at Chisholm TAFE in Frankston, later enrolling in a Bachelor of Arts at Monash, with…

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Publishing opportunities: MGFV team Emerald series edited collection

Members of the Monash Gender and Family Violence, Professor Sandra Walklate, Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Professor Jude McCulloch and Professor JaneMaree Maher are currently editing a collection with Emerald Publishing: Emerald Studies in Criminology, Feminism and Social Change. The collection offers a platform for innovative, engaged, and forward-looking feminist-informed work to explore the interconnections between social change…

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Public event: Coercive Control (QUT, Brisbane)

On 15 March 2018, the Queensland University of Technology’s Crime and Justice Research Centre will be hosting a public event on coercive control at their Gardens Point campus in Brisbane. Join the Monash Gender and Family Violence team’s Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon and Professor Sandra Walklate, along with Rachel Neil (Principal Solicitor of the Women’s Legal Service), to hear their…

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Joint Seminar: Domestic Homicide and Policy Interventions in the United Kingdom

On 15 February 2018, the School of Social Science’s Gender & Family Violence: New Frameworks in Prevention focus program hosted a joint seminar on domestic homicide and policy interventions in the United Kingdom. A variety of stakeholders attended the public seminar to hear from Professor Sandra Walklate (University of Liverpool, Monash University) on ‘Real lives, lost…

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Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and Family Violence key researchers: Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology; JaneMaree Maher, Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research, Sociology; Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology; and Sandra Walklate, Professor…

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2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Report released today!

The 2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Report, the largest study of its kind on Australian attitudes about immigration, multiculturalism, discrimination and trust in government, was launched today. Produced by Monash Arts researchers in partnerships with the Scanlon Foundation, the report draws from research that has spanned over 35,000 respondents in Australia going back to 2007.

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Protecting women on temporary visas who experience family violence

A new report, released today, draws from the first major study in Australia to examine the link between migration status and family violence, undertaken by Monash University. Written by Associate Professor Marie Segrave from our School of Social Sciences, the report is based on the experiences of migrant women who experienced family violence while on…

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Left behind, left unsaid: youth and LGBTIQ+ social media use research by Dr Robards

What is the latest research on social media and the internet? Major conferences exploring this dynamic area, in Finland and Estonia from 12-21 October, will feature presentations and panel discussions with Dr Brady Robards from our School of Social Sciences. Dr Robards studies how young people use social media, and will be presenting findings from recent research projects.

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