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Kerry Carrington


Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia, Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, ASC. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy.

Biography

Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT, Australia.  She is a Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, s a Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Pacific Rim Editor of Critical Criminology and International editorial board member of the British Society of Criminology’s flagship journal - Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Feminist Criminology. In 2014 Kerry Carrington received the  American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime 2103 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her contributions to the study and analysis of young women, crime and youth justice which spans 27 years.  In 2014 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology). In 2011 her co-publication, “Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining” won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for the best publication in  the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.  In 2018 she co-edited the Palgrave Handbook in Criminology and the Global South,a landmark 50 chapter volume, described by Raewyn Connell as revolutionary.  She has an ARC DP grant to study how women's police stations in Latin America prevent gendered violence.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Professor Carrington has an extensive record of externally funded research activity and  a wide variety of criminological and sociological research interests, including
    •Southern Criminology
    •Women's Police Stations Latin America
    •Youth justice and girls’ violence
    •gendered violence
    •global justice and human rights

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Books

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 Featured Title - Feminism and Global Justice: Carrington - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Asian Journal of Criminology

Deconstructing Criminology's Origin Stories


Published: Feb 22, 2017 by Asian Journal of Criminology
Authors: Kerry Carrington and Russell Hogg
Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criminology’s origin stories are based on the experiences of the cities of the global north, yet generalised as universal theories of crime causation. This article argues that the origin stories of criminological theory translated the ‘darker’, ‘hairier’ and ‘muscular’ masculinities of the global south into prototypes of dangerousness.

British Journal of Criminology

Southern Criminology


Published: Jan 01, 2016 by British Journal of Criminology
Authors: Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg and Máximo Sozzo
Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice

Issues of vital criminological research and policy significance abound in the global South with important implications for global security and justice. Southern criminology is a redemptive project that aims to de-colonize and democratize the toolbox of available criminological concepts, theories and methods.