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Prof Reece Walters

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professor of Criminology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

School of Hum & Social Science

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

reece.walters@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46939

Biography

Reece Walters joined Deakin in November 2018. He has previously held academic appointments at QUT, The Open University, University of Stirling, Victoria University of Wellington and LaTrobe University. His areas of research interest and expertise include Green and Southern Criminology, Crimes of the Powerful, and the Sociology of Criminological Knowledge.He is particularly interested in the ways in which corporations and governments exploit and compromise the ‘essentials of life’, namely air, food and water for power and profit.

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Affiliations

European Society of Criminology

Knowledge areas

Green and Southern Criminology, Sociology of Knowledge, Crimes of the Powerful

Projects

Water Theft in Australia

The Compliance and Enforcement of Australian Air Pollution Regulations

Publications

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2023

Political Economy and the Government Attack on Sharks: A Non-Speciesist Southern Green Criminology

Reece Walters, Amy Couper

(2023), pp. 141-162, Green Crime in the Global South: Essays on Southern Green Criminology, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

'90 Seconds to Midnight':Climate Change, Planetary Collapse and the 'Mystification' of Environmental Crime'

Reece Walters

(2023), pp. 123-146, Demystifying Power, Crime and Social Harm The Work and Legacy of Steven Box, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Criminology and Propaganda Studies: Charting New Horizons in Criminological Thought

Deborah Drake, Greg Koumouris, Reece Walters, Mark Wood

(2023), Vol. 63, pp. 1-18, The British Journal of Criminology: an international review of crime and society, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article
2022

A post-capitalocentric critique of digital technology and environmental harm: new directions at the intersection of digital and green criminology

Laura Bedford, Monique Mann, Reece Walters, Marcus Foth

(2022), Vol. 11, pp. 1-15, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal article

Ecocide, climate criminals and the politics of bushfires

Reece Walters

(2022), pp. 1-21, The British Journal of Criminology, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

De(a)fining consent: Exploring nuances of offering and receiving sexual consent among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing people

V Letico, M Iliadis, R Walters

(2022), pp. 1-19, Criminology and Criminal Justice, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2021

3D printing, policing and crime

A Daly, M Mann, P Squires, R Walters

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 37-51, Policing and Society, C1

journal article

The great white bite: A critique of the Western Australian government's shark hazard mitigation drum line program

A Couper, R Walters

(2021), Vol. 57, pp. 842-859, Journal of Sociology, C1

journal article
2020

Crime, Deviance and Society An Introduction to Sociological Criminology

Ana Rodas, Melanie Simpson, Paddy Rawlinson, Ronald Kramer, Emma Ryan, Emmeline Taylor, Reece Walters, Alan Beckley, Chris Cunneen, Ashlee Gore, Amanda Porter, Scott Poynting, Emma Russell

(2020), Cambridge, Eng., A1

book

The Greening of Criminology

Reece Walters

(2020), pp. 72-92, Crime, Deviance and Society: An Introduction to Sociological Criminology, Cambridge, Eng., B1

book chapter

Global environmental divides and dislocations Climate apartheid, atmospheric injustice and the blighting of the planet

Avi Brisman, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2020), pp. 187-204, Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

The politics of water rights: scarcity, sovereignty and security

Avi Brisman, Bill McClanahan, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2020), pp. 17-39, Water, governance, and crime issues, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Air pollution, climate change and international (in) action

Reece Walters

(2020), pp. 533-550, Emerald handbook of crime, justice and sustainable development, Bingley, Eng., B1

book chapter

In and Against the State: The Dynamics of Environmental Activism

O Hasler, R Walters, R White

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 517-531, Critical Criminology, C1

journal article

Ecologically Unequal Exchange, Transnational Mining, and Resistance: A Political Ecology Contribution to Green Criminology

L Bedford, L McGillivray, R Walters

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 481-499, Critical Criminology, C1

journal article

Water Theft Through the Ages: Insights for Green Criminology

A Baird, R Walters

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 371-388, Critical Criminology, C1

journal article

Waste Crime and the Global Transference of Hazardous Substances: A Southern Green Perspective

R Walters, M Fuentes Loureiro

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 463-480, Critical Criminology, C1

journal article

Water theft maleficence in Australia

A Baird, R Walters, R White

(2020), Vol. 9, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, C1

journal article

A capitalocentric review of technology for sustainable development: The case for more-than-human design. Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch).

Marcus Foth, Monique Mann, Laura Bedford, Walter Frieuw, Reece Walters

(2020), Melville, South Africa, A6

research report/technical paper
2018

Southern criminology

Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg, John Scott, Maximo Sozzo, Reece Walters

(2018), London, Eng., A1-1

book

Water, crime and security in the twenty-first century : too dirty, too little, too much

Avi Brisman, Bill McClanahan, N South, Reece Walters

(2018), London, Eng., A1-1

book

Climate change denial: 'making ignorance great again'

Reece Walters

(2018), pp. 163-187, Ignorance, power and harm: agnotology and the criminological imagination, Cham, Switzerland, B1-1

book chapter

Climate apartheid and environmental refugees

Avi Brisman, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2018), pp. 301-321, Palgrave handbook of criminology and the global south, Cham, Switzerland, B1-1

book chapter

Food, genetics and knowledge politics

Reece Walters

(2018), pp. 265-280, A handbook of food crime: immoral and illegal practices in the food industry and what to do about them, Bristol, Eng., B1

book chapter

Supply and demand: regulation and the trade in illegal wildlife

Reece Walters, Amy Couper

(2018), pp. 72-87, Green crimes and dirty money, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Southernizing green criminology: human dislocation, environmental injustice and climate apartheid

Nigel South, Avi Brisman, Reece Walters

(2018), Vol. 2, pp. 1-21, Justice, power and resistance, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2017

Eco-crime and fresh water

Hope Johnson, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2017), pp. 133-146, Greening criminology in the 21st Century: contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Criminologias verdes

Reece Walters

(2017), pp. 201-220, Criminologias Alternativas, [Brazil], B1-1

book chapter

Eco-crime and green activism

Reece Walters

(2017), pp. 220-236, Forging a socio-legal approach to environmental harms, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Green criminologies

Reece Walters

(2017), pp. 165-181, Alternative criminologies, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Environmental crime, human rights and green criminology

Hope Johnson, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2017), pp. 210-219, Routledge international handbook of criminology and human rights, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter
2016

Criminology, war and environmental despoliation

Carmel Sullivan, Reece Walters

(2016), pp. 79-96, Palgrave handbook of criminology and war, London, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

The commodification and exploitation of fresh water: property, human rights and green criminology

Hope Johnson, Nigel South, Reece Walters

(2016), Vol. 44, pp. 146-162, International journal of law, crime and justice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2015

'Crossing the line': criminological expertise, policy advice and the 'quarrelling society'

D Drake, R Walters

(2015), Vol. 35, pp. 414-433, Critical social policy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Environmental crime and specialist courts: the case for a 'One-Stop (judicial) Shop' in Queensland

Evan Hamman, Reece Walters, Rowena Maguire

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 59-77, Current issues in criminal justice, [Sydney, N.S.W], C1-1

journal article
2014

Food security

Hope Johnson, Reece Walters

(2014), pp. 404-426, Handbook of security, London, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Trade in 'dirty air': carbon crime and the politics of pollution

Reece Walters, Peter Martin

(2014), pp. 121-132, Environmental crime and its victims: perspectives within green criminology, Farnham, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Air Pollution and Invisible Violence

R Walters

(2014), pp. 142-160, Critical Criminological Perspectives, B1-1

book chapter

Crime: Local and global

J Muncie, D Talbot, R Walters

(2014), A7-1

edited book
2013

Deviant knowledge: Criminology, politics and policy

Reece Walters

(2013), London, Eng., A1-1

book

Crime and the commodification of carbon

Reece Walters, Peter Martin

(2013), pp. 93-107, Emerging issues in green criminology: exploring power, justice and harm, London, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Eco mafia and environmental crime

Reece Walters

(2013), pp. 281-294, Crime, justice and social democracy: international perspectives, London, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Eco Mafia and Environmental Crime

R Walters

(2013), pp. 281-294, Critical Criminological Perspectives, B1-1

book chapter

Fraud risk and the visibility of carbon

Peter Martin, Reece Walters

(2013), Vol. 2, pp. 27-42, International journal for crime, justice and social democracy, Brisbane, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Green crime and the role of environmental courts

Reece Walters, Diane Westerhuis

(2013), Vol. 59, pp. 279-290, Crime, law and social change, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Emerging issues in green criminology

T Wyatt, D Westerhuis, R Walters, R White, L Bisschop, G Vande Walle, A Brisman, N South, R Sollund, R Walters, P Martin, A Nurse, M Kluin, P Stretesky, O Knight, M Hall, H Mol

(2013), London, Eng., A7-1

edited book
2011

Eco crime and genetically modified food

Reece Walters

(2011), Abingdon, Eng., A1-1

book
2010

Justice, globalisation and human rights

James Mehigan, Reece Walters, Louise Westmarland

(2010), pp. 213-251, Criminal justice: local and global, Cullompton, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Eco-crime and air pollution

Reece Walters

(2010), pp. 867-883, Handbook on Crime, Cullompton, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Toxic atmospheres air pollution, trade and the politics of regulation

Reece Walters

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 307-323, Critical criminology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2009

Crime : local and global

J Muncie, D Talbot, R Walters, G Mooney, S Neal, L Westmarland, S Tombs, D Whyte, P Green

(2009), Abingdon, Eng., A7-1

edited book
2007

Crime, regulation and radioactive waste in the United Kingdom

Reece Walters

(2007), pp. 186-205, Issues in green criminology : confronting harms against environments, humanity and other animals, Cullompton, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Critical criminology and the intensification of the authoritarian state

Reece Walters

(2007), pp. 15-37, Expanding the Criminological Imagination: Critical Readings in Criminology, Cullompton, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Embedded criminology and knowledges of resistance

Reece Walters

(2007), pp. 221-232, Governance and regulation in social life : essays in honour of W. G. Carson, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Punishing 'poor parents': 'respect', 'responsibility' and parenting orders in Scotland

Reece Walters, Rona Woodward

(2007), Vol. 7, pp. 5-20, Youth justice, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Food crime, regulation and the biotech harvest

Reece Walters

(2007), Vol. 4, pp. 217-235, European journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2006

Crime, bio-agriculture and the exploitation of hunger

Reece Walters

(2006), Vol. 46, pp. 26-45, British journal of criminology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The politicization of youth crime in Scotland and the rise of the 'Burberry Court'

Laura Piacentini, Reece Walters

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 43-59, Youth justice, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Evaluation of the Airdrie Sheriff Youth Court Pilot

Lee Barnsdale, Rhoda MacRae, Gill McIvor, Alison Brown, Susan Eley, Margaret Malloch, Cathy Murray, Frank Popham, Laura Piacentini, Reece Walters

(2006), [Edinburgh, Scotland], A6-1

research report/technical paper
2005

Evaluation of the Hamilton Youth Court Pilot 2003-2005

Frank Popham, Gill McIvor, Alison Brown, Susan Eley, Margaret Malloch, Cathy Murray, Laura Piacentini, Reece Walters

(2005), Edinburgh, Scotland, A6-1

research report/technical paper
2004

Criminology and genetically modified food

Reece Walters

(2004), Vol. 44, pp. 151-167, British journal of criminology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2003

New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge

Reece Walters

(2003), Vol. 12, pp. 5-26, Social and legal studies, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2001

Social defence and international reconstructon: illustrating the governance of post-war criminological discourse

Reece Walters

(2001), Vol. 5, pp. 203-221, Theoretical criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2000

Serious firearm offending in New Zealand - issues for gun controls and public safety

Reece Walters

(2000), Vol. 33, pp. 64-76, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1999

Locally oriented crime prevention and the "partnership approach" : politics, practices and prospects

Peter Goris, Reece Walters

(1999), Vol. 22, pp. 633-645, Policing : an international journal of police strategies & management, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1998

Firearms theft in New Zealand - lessons for crime and injury prevention

Philip Alpers, Reece Walters

(1998), Vol. 31, pp. 85-95, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1992

Care, co-operation and youth 'at risk' : the Fitzroy Youth Care Project ... final evaluation report

Reece Walters, Darren Palmer, Garry Coventry

(1992), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Preventing Water Theft in the Murray-Darling Basin

Prof Reece Walters, Laura Bedford, Adj/Prof Robert White

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2024: $50,356
  • 2023: $112,472

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2024

Vanessa Letico

Thesis entitled: Integrating Narrative and Non-Speciesist Criminologies to Reconceptualise the Australian Intensive Dairy Industry

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2023

Alexander Baird

Thesis entitled: Drain the State: Exploring Water Theft in Australia¿s Murray-Darling Basin

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences