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

The article discusses prison abolitionism and penal reform in Australia, focusing on the experience of Indigenous women. Topics include Australia's colonial history; prison and judicial discrimination on the basis of race, class, sexuality, age and ability; and the criminalization of Indigenous...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Published in:Social justice
Main Author: Baldry, Eileen
Contributors: Carlton, Bree (VerfasserIn); Cunneen, Chris (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
Published: 2014
In:Social justice
Year: 2014, Volume: 41, Issue: 3, Pages: 168-189
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Keywords:
Description
Summary:The article discusses prison abolitionism and penal reform in Australia, focusing on the experience of Indigenous women. Topics include Australia's colonial history; prison and judicial discrimination on the basis of race, class, sexuality, age and ability; and the criminalization of Indigenous peoples within the post-colonial context.