Abolitionism and the Paradox of Penal Reform in Australia: Indigenous Women, Colonial Patriarchy and Co-Option

Social Justice, Forthcoming

20 Pages Posted: 16 Jan 2013  

Eileen Baldry

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Bree Carlton

Independent

Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This paper provides an exploration of abolitionism in the context of the Australian colonial project. The primary purpose in so doing is to advance critical understandings of the paradoxes and challenges presented to the abolitionist vision by the project of penal reform.

Keywords: abolitionism, Australia, colonial project, penal reform

Suggested Citation

Baldry, Eileen and Carlton, Bree and Cunneen, Chris, Abolitionism and the Paradox of Penal Reform in Australia: Indigenous Women, Colonial Patriarchy and Co-Option (2012). Social Justice, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2200781 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2200781

Eileen Baldry

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ( email )

Sydney
Australia

Bree Carlton

Independent ( email )

No Address Available

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

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