Vanessa Goodwin


Crime families: Gender and the intergenerational transfer of criminal tendencies

While it has been established that there is an intergenerational transmission of criminal behaviour (i.e. crime can run through generations in families), the role of gender in the intergenerational transfer of criminality has not been fully explored. This Tasmanian study of six known criminal families...

The concentration of offending and related social problems in Tasmanian families

This paper presents preliminary finding from research examining the extent to which offending and related social problems are concentrated in six Tasmanian families. The main aim of the research is to identify ways to break the cycle of intergenerational crime and better respond to the...