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Researcher: Nagy, VM (Dr Vicky Nagy)

Fields of Research

Causes and prevention of crime
British history
Criminological theories
Courts and sentencing
Australian history
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Crime and social justice
Screen media
Law and society and socio-legal research
Community child health
Police administration, procedures and practice

Research Objectives

Criminal justice
Crime prevention
Justice and the law
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Families and family services
Understanding Europe's past
Expanding knowledge in human society
Law reform
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Law enforcement
Understanding Australia's past

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Blog: Disorderly women, broken windows and social outcasts
Blog: The Essex Poisoning Cases 1846-1851
Blog: The Essex poisoning ring
Book review: Behind blurred lines: Rape culture in popular media (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)
Book review: Yorick Smaal, Andy Kaladelfos, and Mark Finnane (eds.), Child sexual abuse: Redress and recognition (2016)
Child sexual abuse; Encyclopedia of Rape and Sexual Violence
Child sexual abuse: Summary of adult survivors’ therapeutic needs
Conceptualising the prevention of child sexual abuse: Final report
Digital Technologies and Sexual Assault: Perpetration of Sexual Violence Online and Survivors’ Use of Technology to Seek Justice and Heal; Rape Cultures and Survivors: An International Perspective (Volume 2)
Filicide in Victoria: Addressing the Historical Context 1860-1920; Addressing Filicide: the Fourth International Conference for Cross National Dialogue
Homicide in Victoria: Female perpetrators of murder and manslaughter, 1860 to 1920; Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Imprisonment of female urban and rural offenders in Victoria, 1860–1920; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Internet Pornography; The SAGE Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy
Legalising sex work: the regulation of ‘risk’ in Australian prostitution law reform; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Longitudinal analysis of Australian filicide perpetration trends: filicide in Victoria, 1860–1920; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Making the case for a Feminist Historical Criminology; Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference
Making the case for a feminist historical criminology: female homicide offending in Victoria 1860-1920; Researching Crime & History: The Utility of History to Modern Crime and Criminal Justice Research
Motherhood, stereotypes, and South Park; Women's Studies
Narrative construction of sexual violence and rape online; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Narratives in the courtroom: female poisoners in mid-nineteenth century England; European Journal of Criminology
Nineteenth-Century Female Poisoners: Three English Women Who Used Arsenic to Kill; Palgrave Macmillan UK
Rational choice or strain? A criminological examination of contract cheating; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Report to National Centre for Excellence on State of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Research in Australia. (unpublished report to ANROWS and Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
Report to Women NSW on Australian Sexual Violence Initiatives (unpublished report)
Risk factors and pathways to imprisonment among incarcerated women in Victoria, 1860–1920; Journal of Australian Studies
Rural and Urban Female Offending in Victoria 1860-1920; The 30th annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology conference
The Harms of Indoor Prostitution for Women: A Research Review (unpublished report for Project Respect)
The health and medical needs of Victoria's older female prisoners, 1860–1920; Health and History
The health and medical needs of Victoria’s older female prisoners, 1860-1920; Prison Medicine: Health and Incarceration in History Conference
The relationship between sexual victimisation in childhood and subsequent sexual offending (unpublished report for ANROWS)
Therapeutic needs of adult survivors of child sexual abuse: Implications for service provision (unpublished report)
Versatile offending: criminal careers of female prisoners in Australia, 1860–1920; Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Victimization; The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies
Women, old age and imprisonment in Victoria, Australia 1860-1920; Women and Criminal Justice
Women’s homicide offending in Victoria; Research Seminar

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision