The research project involves an analysis of interviews with women prisoners about the relationship between their victimisation experiences and engagement with the criminal justice system. The primary analysis, documenting the experiences of victims, will be augmented with an analysis of the views of key stakeholders involved in providing services to this population. This will lead to the identification of areas of unmet need, the barriers that exist to service utilisation, and articulation of potential solutions.
Principal Chief Investigator:
Prof Andrew Day, James Cook University
Dr Sharon Casey, independent researcher
Dr Adam Gerace, Flinders University of South Australia
Additional members of Research Team/partner organisations:
Department of Correctional Services, South Australia
Estimated end date:
This project is due to be completed in January 2018.