Current Issues in Criminal Justice - Volume 18 No. 1

Editor: Professor Chris Cunneen, University of New South Wales


  • John Owen, Moral Indignation, Criminality and the Rioting Crowd in Macquarie Fields
  • Don Weatherburn, Riots, Policing and Social Disadvantage: Learning from the Riots in Macquarie Fields and Redfern
  • Murray Lee, Public Dissent and Governmental Neglect
  • Graeme Coss, The Defence of Provocation: An Acrimonious Divorce from Reality
  • Amanda George, Women and Home Detention: Home is Where the Prison Is
  • Kirsten Edwards, Cold Hit Complacency: The Dangers of DNA Databases Re-examined
  • Nathan Scudder & David Hamer, Exclusionary DNA of Forensic Workers and Australian Forensic Procedures Legislation
  • Tim Prenzler, Towards Prevention: A Situational Study of Police Deaths on Duty in Queensland

Contemporary Comments

  • Mark Walters, The Cronulla Riots: Exposing the Problem with Australia’s Anti-vilification Laws

Research Note

Joe Clare, Frank Morgan, Anna Ferrante & Harry Blagg, Assessing Relative Rates of Indigenous Family Violence: Using Existing Quantitative Data and a Triangulation Methodology to Identify Rural Areas in Greatest Need of Additional Legal Services

Review Essay

Deborah Stevenson, Reclaiming the Streets: Surveillance, Social Control and the City, Roy Coleman; City Limits: Crime, Consumer Culture and the Urban Experience, Keith J Hayward