Melanie Schwartz

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Kensington

High St

Sydney , NSW 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Building Communities, Not Prisons: Justice Reinvestment and Indigenous Over-Representation

AILR, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Melanie Schwartz
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Iimprisonment, Australia, indigenous, criminal justice

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The Promise of Justice Reinvestment

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Melanie Schwartz, David Bentley Brown and Laura Boseley
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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justice reinvestment

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Imprisoning Rationalities

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Imprisonment, Australia

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From Crisis to Crime: The Escalation of Civil and Family Law Issues to Criminal Matters in Aboriginal Communities in NSW

Published in Indigenous Law Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 15, pp.18-21, 2009, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-9
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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Aboriginal, Civil and Family Law, Australia

Broader Social Context as a Lens for Learning: Teaching Criminal Law

Disciplines: the lenses of learning, Kathryn Coleman and Adele Flood (eds). Chapter 2. Common Ground Publishing: 2013., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-50
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Alex Steel and Melanie Schwartz
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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criminal law, pedagogy, law and society, positivism, social sciences

Broader Social Context as a Lens for Learning: Teaching Criminal Law

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2013
Alex Steel and Melanie Schwartz
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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criminal law, legal education

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Access to Justice for Aboriginal People in the Northern Territory

Australian Journal of Social Issues, Forthcoming., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Chris Cunneen, Fiona Allison and Melanie Schwartz
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, James Cook University - Cairns Campus and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Access to justice, Aboriginal people, Welfare conditionality

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Justice Reinvestment

Schwartz, M., Brown, D. and Cunneen, C. (2017) Justice Reinvestment, Brief 21, Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse, Sydney., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 18-8
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Melanie Schwartz, David Bentley Brown and Chris Cunneen
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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justice reinvestment, Indigenous people

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Justice Reinvestment as Social Justice

Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and M. Marmo, (Eds) The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights, Routledge, Milton Park. 2017 ISBN 9781138931176, Pp 309-318, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-21
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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social justice, justice reinvestment, minority groups

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Indigenous Legal Needs Project: Northern Territory Report

Number of pages: 188 Posted: 02 Jan 2013
James Cook University - Cairns Campus, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
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indigenous Australians, family and civil law needs, legal service delivery

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Working Cheaper, Working Harder: Inequity in Funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services

Indigenous Law Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 10, pp. 19-22, 2009, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-7
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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Indigenous People, Access to Justice, Equity

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Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in New South Wales: The Priority Areas

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 725-745, 2009 , UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-8
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Chris Cunneen and Melanie Schwartz
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Indigenous People, Civil and Family Law

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Civil and Family Law Needs of Aboriginal People

Cunneen, C. and Schwartz, M. 2008, Civil and Family Law Needs of Aboriginal People. Final Report. New South Wales Legal Aid Commission
Number of pages: 191 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Chris Cunneen and Melanie Schwartz
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Civil and Family Law, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Australia, New South Wales, Access to Justice, Equity

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The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Western Australia

Allison, F, Schwartz, M and Cunneen, C (2014) The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Western Australia, Cairns: James Cook University
Number of pages: 384 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Fiona Allison, Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen
James Cook University - Cairns Campus, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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Indigenous Australians, Family and Civil Law, Western Australia, Access to Justice

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'That's Discrimination!' Indigenous Peoples' Experiences of Discrimination in the Northern Territory

Allison F, Schwartz M & Cunneen C. 2013. 'That's Discrimination!' Indigenous Peoples' Experiences of Discrimination in the Northern Territory. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8(5), 8-12., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2015
Fiona Allison, Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen
James Cook University - Cairns Campus, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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Discrimination, Indigenous Australians, Northern Territory

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The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People Forty Years after Sackville: The Findings of the Indigenous Legal Needs Project

Durbach, A., Edgeworth, B. & Sentas, V. (eds), Law and Poverty: 40 years after the Commission of Inquiry into Poverty, Federation Press: Sydney, pp.231-248
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jan 2018
Fiona Allison, Chris Cunneen and Melanie Schwartz
James Cook University - Cairns Campus, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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indigenous peoples, access to justice, civil law, family law

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The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Queensland

Cunneen, C, Allison, F and Schwartz, M (2014) The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Queensland Cairns: James Cook University
Number of pages: 297 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Chris Cunneen, Fiona Allison and Melanie Schwartz
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, James Cook University - Cairns Campus and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Indigenous Australians, Family and Civil Law, Queensland, Access to Justice

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The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Victoria

Schwartz M, Allison F & Cunneen C. 2013. The Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in Victoria. Cairns: James Cook University. ISBN 9780987592286. 273pp, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 273 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Melanie Schwartz, Fiona Allison and Chris Cunneen
University of New South Wales (UNSW), James Cook University - Cairns Campus and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney
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Indigenous Australians, Family and Civil Law, Victoria, Access to Justice.

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Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment

Brown, Cunneen,Schwartz, Stubbs and Young, Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment, Palgrave Macmillan (2016), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-02
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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justice reinvestment, mass incarceration, racial disparity, data, United States, Australia, indigenous communities, social justice, politics, criminal justice

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Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration: The Revival of the Prison

Cunneen C, Baldry, E, Brown D, Brown M, Schwartz M & Steel A. 2013. Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration: The Revival of the Prison. Surrey, England: Ashgate. ISBN 9781409447290. 238pp, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-19
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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Penal Culture, Hyperincarceration, Penality, Imprisonment, Penal/Colonial Complex, Risk Management, Therapeutic Prison, Preventative Detention.

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Funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services: Issues of Equity and Access

Criminal Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 38-53, February 2008
Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney

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Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, legal services, equity, access