Dr Clare Farmer

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Criminology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

clare.farmer@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72823

Research interests

The challenge of balancing the competing interests of offenders, victims and the wider community within/across the criminal justice system.

Responses to anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related disorder.

Police powers - the expansion of discretionary powers to punish, exclude and prohibit.

Police militarisation and the use of force.

Human rights.

Sentencing principles and practices. Scrutiny of the application of sentencing principles and outcomes in the context of the 'instinctive synthesis'. Joint project with Professor Bagaric, Swinburne University.

Criminal justice processes and procedures; due process and procedural protections.

Police and patron banning; examining legislation, data and ongoing scrutiny. Joint project with the School of Psychology

Teaching interests

The Criminal Justice System

Victims of Crime

Crime and the Media

Methodological Approaches

Units taught

ACR302 Criminology Research (as Unit Chair)

ACR203 Crime, Victims and Justice (as Unit Chair)

ACR102 Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice (as Unit Chair)

ACR201 Issues in Criminal Justice

ACR204 Crime, Media and Justice

ACR101 Understanding Criminal Justice

Conferences

April 2013: Human Rights and Policing, Canberra

June 2014: Crime Prevention Initiatives, Melbourne

November 2015: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Adelaide

November 2016: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Hobart

December 2018: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Melbourne

Publications

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2020

A Unique Power to Punish: An Examination of the Operation, Scrutiny, and Attendant Risks of Licensee Barring Provisions in Victoria, Australia

Clare Farmer

(2020), pp. 1-25, Criminal Justice Policy Review, Thousand Oaks, C.A., C1

journal

Family violence homicide in Australia: the effect of victim/offender gender on social media commentary

Clare Farmer, Stephanie Komazec

(2020), pp. 1-14, Journal of Gender Studies, London, Eng., C1

journal
2019

Invisible powers to punish: licensee barring order provisions in Victoria and South Australia

C Farmer

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 70-84, International journal for crime, justice & social democracy, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal

Should Australia's police-imposed public area banning powers be subject to independent oversight and review?

C Farmer

(2019), Vol. 38, pp. 630-638, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Primed and ready: Does arming police increase safety? Preliminary findings

Clare Farmer, Richard Evans

(2019), pp. 1-29, Violence and Gender, Rochelle, N.Y., C1

journal

Australia's discretionary police-imposed banning powers: oversight, scrutiny and accountability

Clare Farmer, Robyn Clifford, peter Miller

(2019), pp. 1-17, Police Practice and Research: an international journal, London, Eng., C1

journal
2018

The steady proliferation of Australia's discretionary police-imposed patron banning powers: an unsubstantiated cycle of assertion and presumption

C Farmer, A Curtis, P Miller

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 431-449, Criminology and Criminal Justice, London, Eng., C1

journal

An empirical analysis of sentencing outcomes for assault offences in Victoria and the implications for the sentencing methodology

C Farmer, M Bargaric, I Parsons

(2018), pp. 205-215, Criminal law review, London, Eng., C1

journal

Discretionary police powers to punish: a case study of Victoria's banning notice provisions

C Farmer

(2018), Berlin, Germany, A1

book

Community awareness of patron banning in Australia: a brief report

A curtis, N taylor, B guadagno, C farmer, P miller

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 283-287, Journal of police and criminal psychology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Sentencing inconsistencies: a case study

C Farmer, I Parsons, M Bagaric

(2018), Vol. 92, pp. 517-528, Australian law journal reports, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Discretionary Summary Justice

Clare Farmer

(2018), pp. 7-25, DISCRETIONARY POLICE POWERS TO PUNISH: A CASE STUDY OF VICTORIA'S BANNING NOTICE PROVISIONS, B1

chapter

Discretionary Police Powers to Punish A Case Study of Victoria's Banning Notice Provisions Preface

Clare Farmer

(2018), pp. V-V, DISCRETIONARY POLICE POWERS TO PUNISH: A CASE STUDY OF VICTORIA'S BANNING NOTICE PROVISIONS, B1

chapter
2017

Upholding whose right? Discretionary police powers to punish, collective 'pre-victimisation and the dilution of individual rights

C Farmer

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 493-509, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1

journal

The disparity between human rights policy and parliamentary practice in Australia : a Victorian case study

C Farmer

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 167-188, International journal of human rights, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Inconsistencies in sentencing of theft offenders in Victoria: implications for the 'instinctive synthesis'

C Farmer, I Parsons, M Bargaric

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 318-337, Australian bar review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal
2016

Mental illness and gun violence: lessons for the United States from Australia and Britain

R Evans, C Farmer, J Saligari

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 150-156, Violence and gender, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

journal

Victoria's banning notice provisions: parliamentary, procedural and individual vulnerabilities

C Farmer

(2016), Vol. 2, pp. 173-184, Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice, C1

journal
2014

Is a 24 hour ban such a bad thing?

C Farmer

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 39-61, Australian journal of human rights, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report