Person

Peter Norden

Conference paper

Solitary confinement in Australian prisons: from ‘repentance’ to ‘oppression’.

This article assesses the use of solitary confinement in the Victorian prison system today and examines how it is currently justified according to legislation, sentencing practice and departmental prison regulations.
Video

Crime and punishment: perspectives on community safety

Society must ensure our community’s safety – but in the process, we inevitably walk a tightrope to avoid infringing on civil liberties. What can we do to better prevent crime from occurring in the first place? When people are accused of crimes, how can we...
Report

Not so straight: a national study examining how Catholic Schools can best respond to the needs of same sex attracted students

This report, prepared as a resource and training document for school administrators in Catholic schools, focuses on the needs of “same sex attracted students” among the 660,000 students who attend Catholic schools in Australia today.