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Researcher: Asquith, NL (Professor Nicole Asquith)

Fields of Research

Police administration, procedures and practice
Causes and prevention of crime
Criminological theories
Higher education
Family and household studies
Crime and social justice
Sociology
Sociolinguistics
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Sociological studies of crime
Gender and crime
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Social determinants of health
Race/ethnicity and crime
Sociology of family and relationships
Health and community services
Sociological methodology and research methods
Public law
Gender studies
Other Indigenous studies
Population trends and policies
Social policy
Social change
Victims
Health policy

Research Objectives

Criminal justice
Law enforcement
Gender and sexualities
Ability and disability
Pacific Peoples community services
Crime prevention
Ageing and older people
Health related to ageing
Determinants of health
Families and family services
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Justice and the law
Religion and society
Civil justice
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Other health
Citizenship and national identity
Community services
Multicultural services

Career Best Publications

A queer criminal career; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Cripping criminology; Theoretical Criminology
Diversity and safety on campus @ Western
Diversity and safety on campus @ Western: Heterosexism and cissexism in higher education; International Review of Victimology
Fear of heterosexism among sexuality and gender diverse staff and students; Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Policing Practices and Vulnerable People; Palgrave Macmillan
Positive ageing, neo-liberalism and Australian sociology; Journal of Sociology
Understanding the vicarious trauma and emotional labour of criminological research; Methodological Innovations
Unexceptional violence in exceptional times: disablist and ableist violence during the COVID-19 pandemic; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Verbal and Textual Hostility in Context; Hate crime: concepts, policy, future directions

Research Publications

'Figurehead' hate crime cases: developing a framework for understanding and exposing the ‘problem’ with ‘disability’; Normality and Disability: Intersections Among Norms, Law, and Culture
A federation of clutter: the bourgeoning language of vulnerability in Australian policing policies; Policing Encounters with Vulnerability
A governance of denial: hate crime in Australia and New Zealand; The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime
A queer criminal career; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Anti-cosmopolitanism and 'ethnic cleansing' at Cronulla; Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia
Appreciating the Difference Roles of Community and State Based Responses to the Elimination of Violence; Eliminating Sexual Violence against Women: Towards a Global Initiative
Assistive Devices Intervention (ADI) Evaluative Research Program: Report to Community Based Support South (CBS) Inc
Beyond Marriage: Remaining Challenges for L ond Marriage: Remaining Challenges for LGBTIQ Families amilies; Journal of Family Strengths
Chilla Bulbeck's Living Feminisms
Cisnormativity, criminalisation, vulnerability: Transgender people in prisons; Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies Briefing Paper
Conceptual divides and practice synergies in law enforcement and public health: some lessons from policing vulnerability in Australia; Policing and Society
Crime & Criminology; Oxford University Press
Crime and Criminology; Oxford University Press
Crime and Criminology; Oxford University Press
Crime and Deviance; The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory
Cripping criminology; Theoretical Criminology
Current Issues in Criminal Justice; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Diversity and safety on campus @ Western
Diversity and safety on campus @ Western: Heterosexism and cissexism in higher education; International Review of Victimology
Divides and synergies in Australian law enforcement and public health; Journal of Drug Abuse
Fear of heterosexism among sexuality and gender diverse staff and students; Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Guest Editorial- Vulnerability and the Criminal Justice System; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
Home is where our story begins: a study of CALD LGBTQ people’s relationships to family
Home is where our story begins: CALD LGBTIQ+ people’s relationships to family; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Honour, violence and heteronormativity; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
in terrorem: 'with their tanks and their bombs, and their bombs and their guns, in your head'; Australian Journal of Sociology
In/visibility on campus? Gender and sexuality diversity in tertiary institutions; Higher Education
Introduction: queer(y)ing justice; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Islamophobia in Australia - II (2016-2017)
Island of Ideas: public lecture series, #BlackLivesMatter; 2020 Social Sciences Week Forum
Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
Journal of Family Strengths; Journal of Family Strengths
Law enforcement, public health, and vulnerability; Law Enforcement and Public Health: Partners for Community Safety and Wellbeing
LGBQ people and social justice; Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice
Measuring the tangible fear of heterosexist violence; Journal of Interpersonal Violence
No place like home: intrafamilial hate crime against men and lesbians; Queering Criminology
Police as public health interventionists; Policing encounters with vulnerability
Policing Encounters with Vulnerability; Palgrave Macmillan
Policing Ethnic Minorities: Disentangling a Landscape of Conceptual and Practice Tensions; The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity
Policing Practices and Vulnerable People; Palgrave Macmillan
Policing Vulnerability; The Federation Press
Policing vulnerable people; Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies
Policing vulnerable people; Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies Briefing Paper
Positive ageing, neo-liberalism and Australian sociology; Journal of Sociology
Race Riots on the Beach: A case for criminalising hate speech; Papers from the British Criminology Conference
Responding to Heterosexist Hate: A Gender Critique of Coalitionist Strategies in New South Wales; Women Against Violence Journal
Review and Evaluation of the Officer Next Door Program
Sexuality at Work; New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations
Speech Act Theory, Maledictive Force and the Adjudication of Vilification in Australia; New Talents 21C
The dark figure of disablist violence; The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice
The Harms of Verbal and Textual Hatred; Hate Crimes: The Consequences of Hate Crime
The Role of Verbal-Textual Hostility in Hate Crime Regulation: Final Report
The Text and Context of Malediction: A Study of Antisemitic and Heterosexist Hate Violence; VDM Verlag
Understanding the vicarious trauma and emotional labour of criminological research; Methodological Innovations
Unexceptional violence in exceptional times: disablist and ableist violence during the COVID-19 pandemic; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Verbal and Textual Hostility in Context; Hate crime: concepts, policy, future directions
Vulnerability and Diversity in Policing; Policing Vulnerability
Vulnerability as a Contemporary Challenge for Policing; Policing Encounters with Vulnerability
Vulnerable People Policing: A Preparatory Framework for Operationalising Vulnerability; Policing Vulnerability
‘Figurehead’ hate crime cases: developing a framework for understanding and exposing the ‘problem’ with ‘disability’; Continuum
“We will build a great wall”: domination, criminalization, and expatriation in Trump campaign and rally speeches; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Research Projects

What is 'Positive Ageing'? A Comparative Study of Rural and Regional Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assistive Devices Intervention Project
ATDC consumer and community engagement
Review and Evaluation of the Officer Next Door Program
Sexual Assault and LGBTQ communities
Home is Where Our Story Begins: CALD LGBTIQ+ People’s Relationships with Family
Sexual Health and Attitudes of Australian Prisoners 2

Research Candidate Supervision

Health Informatics, Discourses and the Use of Personal Health Information- Which piper, which tune and who pays?
The meaning of higher education in refugee resettlement experiences for students studying at the University of Tasmania