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Dr Nicole Asquith

Position: Senior Lecturer in Criminology
role description
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272190 +61 3 52272190
Email: n.asquith@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of New South Wales, 1997
  • Bachelor of Labour Studies, University of Adelaide, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2004


Academic

Subjects and units currently teaching

Unit Chair: Criminological Research Methods, Criminological Theory


Knowledge areas

Hate Crime/Hate Speech

Vulnerable People Policing

Policing in Cultural Diverse Societies

Community Policing

Victimisation/Victimology


Conferences and seminars

Recent Conferences Critical Criminology, Hobart, 'The Art of Complaint Making'

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Auckland, 'Fear of Heterosexist Hate'

Human Rights and Policing, Canberra,'Operationalising Human Rights: Policing Vulnerability'

British Society of Criminology, Wolverhampton, 'No Place Like Home: Intrafamilial Violence against Sexual and Gender Diverse Communities'

Research

Research projects

Prosecuting Hate Crime [with the UK Crown Prosecution Service]

Vulnerability and Policing Training [with Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron, University of Tasmania]

Violence against Sexual & Gender Diverse Communities [with Christopher Fox, University of Sydney & Angela Dwyer, QUT]

Altruism or Self-Interest: Giving evidence in violent crimes [with Jo Spink, University of Bradford]


Research interests

Hate Crime/Hate Speech

Vulnerable People Policing

Policing in Cultural Diverse Societies

Community Policing

Victimisation/Victimology


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=asquini


Publications

Publications

Key Publications 

  • Asquith, N.L. (2013). The Role of Verbal-Textual Hostility in Hate Crime Regulation (2003, 2007). London: Violent Crime Directorate, London Metropolitan Police Service.
  • Asquith, N.L. (2008). Race Riots on the Beach: A Case for Criminalising Hate Speech?, in A. Millie (ed) BSC Online Journal - Criminological Futures: Controversies, Developments and Debates, 8 (Dec), pp.50-64.
  • Asquith, N.L. (2008). The Text and Context of Malediction: A Study of Antisemitic and Heterosexist Hate Violence. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag
  • Asquith, N.L. (2007). Speech Act Theory, Maledictive Force and the Adjudication of Vilification in Australia, in Ensor, J., I. Polak & P. van der Merwe (eds) New Talents 21C: other contact zones. Perth: Network Books, pp.179-88.
  • Asquith, N.L. & Bartkowiak-Théron, I. (2012). Vulnerability and Diversity in Policing, in Bartkowiak-Théron, I. & N. L. Asquith (eds), Policing Vulnerability. Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Asquith, N.L. & Poynting, S. (2011). Anti-Cosmopolitanism and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ at Cronulla, in Jacobs, K. & J. Malpas (eds) Between the Outback and the Sea: Cosmopolitanism and Anti-Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia. Perth: UWA Press, pp.96-122.
  • Bartkowiak-Théron, I. & N. L. Asquith (2012). The Extraordinary Intricacies of Policing Vulnerability, Australasian Policing: Journal of Professional Practice and Research, 4(1).
  • Bartkowiak-Théron, I. & N. L. Asquith (eds) (2012). Policing Vulnerability. Sydney: Federation Press
  • Bartkowiak-Théron, I. & N. L. Asquith (2012). Vulnerable People Policing: A Preparatory Framework for Operationalising Vulnerability, in Bartkowiak-Théron, I. & N. L. Asquith (eds) Policing Vulnerability. Sydney: Federation Press.
  • White, R.D., Haines, F. & Asquith, N.L. (2012). Crime and Criminology (fifth edition). South Melbourne, Oxford University Press.

Forthcoming

  • Asquith, N.L. (2013). Elder Abuse, in Atkinson, R. (ed), Fifty Shades of Deviance. London: Palgrave, in press.
  • Asquith, N.L. (2014). A Governance of Denial: Hate Crime in New Zealand and Australia, in N. Hall et al (ed), International Handbook of Hate Crime. London & New York: Routledge, forthcoming.
  • White, R.D., Toohey, J-A, Asquith, N.L. (2013). Seniors in Shopping Centres, Journal of Sociology, forthcoming


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