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Researcher: Dwyer, AE (Dr Angela Dwyer)

Fields of Research

Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
Culture, Gender, Sexuality
Studies in Human Society
Law and Society
Cultural Theory
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Medical and Health Sciences
Higher Education
Religion and Religious Studies
Social Theory
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Gender Specific Studies
Correctional Theory, Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation
Religion and Society
Social Philosophy

Research Objectives

Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Gender and Sexualities
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Justice and the Law
Education and Training Systems
Employment Patterns and Change
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Workplace and Organisational Ethics
Education and Training
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Community Service (excl. Work)
Religion and Society
Law Reform

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'I'm sorry, you said she was how old?': youthfulness and the fashion model; Social Alternatives
'It's about protocols and decorums' : governing queer student sexualities in schools as a human rights issue; Activating Human Rights and Peace
Average looking really pretty model people: New ways of thinking about the fashion model for new times; Community, Place, Change, The Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association
Book review: Rob White (2016) Youth Gangs, Violence and Social Respect: Exploring the Nature of Provocations and Punch-ups
Case Study: Policing sexualities; Policing in context : an introduction to police work in Australia
Cisnormativity, criminalisation, vulnerability: Transgender people in prisons; Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies Briefing Paper
Damaged goods: riskiness and LGBT young peoples’ interactions with police; ANZCCC2010: The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference
Disorder or Delight? Towards a New Account of the Fashion Model Body; Fashion Theory: Journal of Dress, Body and Culture
Disrupting the ‘ravages of lookism’: Observations of female model bodies; Revisioning Institutions: Change in the 21st Century, The Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association
Effects of disclosure of sexual identity at work for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) employees in Queensland; 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference
Embodying youthful vulnerabilities and policing public spaces; Policing encounters with vulnerability
Examining the effectiveness of Police-Citizens Youth Clubs on crime prevention and community safety
Fighting like a girl… or a boy? An analysis of videos of violence between young girls posted on online fight websites; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
From private to public bodies: Normalising pregnant bodies in Western culture
Getting lost in the field : the unpredictable nature of fieldwork with young people; Qualitative Criminology : Stories from the Field
GLBTI police liaison services : a critical analysis of existing literature; 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference
Identifiable, queer and risky : the role of the body in policing experiences for LGBT young people; Australia and New Zealand Critical Criminolgy Conference 2009
It’s always a pleasure: Exploring productivity and pleasure in a writing group for early career academics; Studies in Continuing Education
Laying Down the Criminal Law: A Handbood for Youth Workers
LGBQ people and social justice; Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice
LGBT young people, public spaces and policing in Australia
Made wrong, excluded, and ignored: introduction to a special issue on lesbians and the law; Journal of Lesbian Studies
Made wrong, excluded, and ignored: Introduction to a special issue on lesbians and the law; Journal of Lesbian Studies
Making the most of conferences
No longer raising eyebrows: the contexts and domestication of Botox as a mundane medical and cultural artefact; Journal of Consumer Culture
Performing focus groups: Unsettling 'blueprints'; Performing educational research : theories, methods and practices
Planning the Post-HDS Path
Pleasures, perversities, and partnerships : the historical emergence of LGBT-police relationships; Handbook of LGBT Communities, Crime, and Justice
Police perceptions of young people: a qualitative analysis; Police Practice and Research
Policing embodied queerness : focusing on bodies in criminological research
Policing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Young People: a Gap in the Research Literature; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Policing LGBTIQ people in rural spaces : emerging issues and future concerns; Rural Society
Policing Queer Bodies: Focusing on Queer Embodiment in Policing Research as an Ethical Quest
Policing Queer Bodies: Focusing on Queer Embodiment in Policing Research as an Ethical Question; QUT Law & Justice Journal
Policing visible sexual/gender diversity as a program of governance; International Journal of Crime and Justice
Proposed reforms to youth justice in Queensland
Queer cops in Queensland : exploring LGBT narrative histories in the Queensland Police Service; Queering Paradigms II : Interrogating Agendas
Queer criminology and the global South: Setting queer and Southern criminologies into dialogue; The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South
Queer Youth Research/ers: A reflexive account of risk and intimacy in an ethical (mine)field; A Critical Youth Studies for the 21st Century
Queering Criminologies; Queering Criminology
Queering Criminology; Palgrave McMillan
Re-imagining youth justice; Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference
Reporting Victimisation to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) Police Liaison Services: A mixed methods study across two Australian states
Rethinking Street Culture: Enacting Youthful Defiance?
Review Essay: Youth in Crisis? 'Gangs', territoriality and violence by Barry Goldsen (ed), and Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia by Chris Cunneen and Rob White; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Review essay: Youth in Crisis? Gangs, territoriality and violence by Barry Goldsen and Juvenile Youth and Crime In Australia by Chris Cunneen and Rob White
Review of 'Laying Down the Criminal Law : A Handbook for Youth Workers' by J. Wright and L. Hoyer; Youth Studies Australia
Review of 'Speaking Out: Stopping Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse in Queensland by A B Robinson
Review of 'Speaking Out: Stopping Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse In Queensland by A. Berman and S. Robinson
Review of 'Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality' by Stephen Tomsen
Review of A Political Ecology of Youth Crime by A France, D Bottrell and D Armstrong
Review of A Political Ecology of Youth Crime by A. France, D. Bottrell and D. Armstrong
Review of Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality by Stephen Tomsen
Saving schools from abomination and abnormal sex : a discourse analysis of online public commentary about 'queering' school spaces; Queering Paradigms
Sex, Crime and Morality; Routledge
Sexualities and sensitivities: Queer(y)ing the ethics of youth research in the field; Youth Cultures and Subcultures : Australian Perspectives
Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee - Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill
Supporting non-school leaver students in their first year of university study: results of a transition focused peer-to-peer intensive mentoring program trial; Journal of Peer Learning
Teaching girls a lesson : the fashion model as pedagogue
Teaching young queers a lesson: How police teach lessons about non-heteronormativity in public spaces; Sexuality and Culture
The fashion model as pedagogue; Designing Educational Research: Theories, Methods and Practices
The Past is the Past? The Impossibility of Erasure of Historical LGBTIQ Policing; Queering Criminology
The pressure (not) to publish: some things to consider
There is no relationship : service provider staff on how LGBT young people experience policing; The Future of Sociology, TASA Refereed Conference Proceedings 2009
To work or not to work? The postgraduate balancing act
Training sessional academic staff to provide quality feedback on university students’ assessment: lessons from a Faculty of Law learning and teaching project; Journal of Continuing Higher Education
Transgender cops: the intersection of gender and sexuality expectations in police cultures: Book review
Two mums and some babies : queering motherhood; Natal Signs : Cultural Representations of Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting
Undertaking forensic procedures with, and databasing DNA from, young offenders: Future directions for human rights protections; Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity
Unnecessary and disproportionate: the outcomes of remand for indigenous young people according to service providers; Journal of Children's Services
Unspeakably present: The (un)acknowledgement of diverse sexuality and gender human rights in Australian youth justice systems; Australian Journal of Human Rights
Visibly invisible : Policing queer young people as a research gap; TASA & SAANZ Joint Conference
We’re not like these weird feather boa-covered AIDS-spreading monsters’: How LGBT young people and service providers think riskiness informs LGBT youth-police interactions; Critical Criminology: international journal
What stops LGBTI people from seeking support from LGBTI police liaison officers?; Trends and Issues in Criminal Justice
Young people with cognitive impairments’ interactions with police in Queensland: A report to the Queensland Centre for Social Science Innovation (QCSSI)
‘It’s Not Like We’re Going to Jump Them’: How Transgressing Heteronormativity Shapes Police Interactions with LGBT Young People; Youth Justice
‘Just stupid drama queens’ : how police constrain, regulate, and punish the public visibilities of sexual/gender diversity as out of place; Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
“We Need to Lead the Charge”—“Talking Only to Each Other is Not Enough”: The Pulse Orlando Mass Shooting and the Futures of Queer Criminologies

Research Projects

A dumping ground or a refuge? Investigating how LGBTIQ young people come to be in flexi schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Documenting key recruitment and sustainability issues related to emergency response volunteers in Tasmania; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
Religious freedom and same-sex discrimination; The experience of same-sex attracted workers in government funded faith based social service providers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding acceptance and discrimination for LGBTI employees in Tasmanian workplaces; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
Relationships Between LGBTIQ Tasmanians and Tasmania Police

Research Candidate Supervision