Emeritus Professor David Brown

Academic Qualifications:

• LLB (Hons.) Auckland University 1971

• Dip. Crim. University of Cambridge 1973

• LLD Auckland University 2010

Appointments

  • 2015 July –December Visiting Scholar, Queen Mary College, University of London.
  • 2013-2015 Appointed one of two Academic Panel members to scrutinise grant applications for the Criminology Research Council grants scheme.
  • 2012-2013 Appointed .5 fractional Research Professor, School of Justice, QUT.
  • 2012 Adjunct Professor, School of Justice, QUT.
  • 2011-2012 Appointed Part Time NSW Law Reform Commissioner.
  • 2010 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law
  • 2009 July-December Visiting Scholar, Centre for Criminology, Oxford University.
  • 2009 July–December Visiting Scholar Wolfson College, Oxford.
  • 2008 Emeritus Professor, UNSW.
  • 2004 UNSW Universitas Research Fellow.
  • 2002 –present Chair, Lionel Murphy Foundation Board of Trustees.
  • 1997 Professor, Law Faculty, University of NSW.
  • 1996 March -May, Inaugural Visiting Fellow, Law Faculty, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.
  • 1990 Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of NSW.
  • 1981 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales.
  • 1979 Visiting Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Papua New Guinea.
  • 1974 Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales.
  • 1973 Research Assistant, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge, U.K.
  • 1971 Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
  • 1971 Employed Haigh Charters, Barrister and Solicitors, Auckland, New Zealand.

David Brown is an Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW. For further information please see his Faculty profile.

Emeritus Professor David Brown taught Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Crime Prevention, Community Corrections and Penology courses at the University of NSW in Sydney from 1974 to 2008. He is a co-author of the major and innovative Criminal Laws (1990), (2nd edn 1996), (3rd edn 2001) (4th edn 2006) (5th edn 2011) (6th edn 2015) which has become the leading student teaching text in criminal law in universities in  NSW. He is very widely published across the broad areas of criminal law, criminal justice, criminology and penology, both in Australia and internationally. He has co-authored or co-edited 14 books; published  41 chapters in books, and 145 articles in journals and in conference proceedings published; given over 178 conference papers or public addresses all over the world; and is a regular media commentator on criminal justice issues.

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Books

Cunneen C; Brown D; Schwartz M; Stubbs J; Young C, 2016, Justice Reinvestment Winding Back Imprisonment, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/justice-reinvestment-david-brown/?isb=9781137449108

Brown D; Farrier D; McNamara L; Grewcock M; Quilter J; Steel A; Schwartz M, 2015, Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process of NSW, 6th Edition, Federation Press, Sydney

Brown D; Cunneen C; Baldry E; Brown M; Steel A; Schwartz M, 2013, Penal Culture and hyperincarceration: The revival of the prison, Ashgate, London

Cunneen C; Baldry E; Brown M; Brown M; Schwartz M; Steel A, 2013, Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration, Ashgate, Farnham

Brown D; Farrier D; Egger S; McNamara L; Steel A, 2006, 1 86287 596 0 Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in New South Wales 4th edn, The Federation Press, Sydney

Brown DB, 2001, Criminal Laws, Third, Federation Press, Sydney

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1998, Rethinking Law and Order, Original, Pluto Press, Sydney

Brown D; Farrier D; Neal D; Weisbrot D, 1996, Criminal Laws, The Federation Press, Sydney

Brown D; Farrier D; Neal D; Weisbrot D, 1990, Criminal Laws, The Federation Press, Sydney

Brown D, 1990, Criminal Laws Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in New South Wales, 5, Federation Press, Sydney, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878174

Brown DB; Zdenkowski G, 1982, The Prison Struggle, Penguin, Melbourne

Journal articles

McNamara L; Quilter J; Hogg R; Loughnan A; Douglas H; Brown D; Farmer L, 2019, 'Understanding processes of criminalisation: Insights from an Australian study of criminal law-making', Criminology and Criminal Justice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895819868519

McNamara L; Quilter J; Hogg R; Douglas H; Loughnan A; Brown D, 2018, 'Theorising Criminalisation: The Value of a Modalities Approach', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 7, pp. 91 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v7i3.511

Brown D; Cunneen C; Russell S, 2017, '‘It's all about the Benjamins’: Infringement notices and young people in New South Wales', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 42, pp. 253 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X17732703

Brown D, 2016, 'When Punitive Media Intrude on the Courts Role, can justice be served?', The Conversation

Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz C; Stubbs M; Young C, 2016, 'Author’s response: Book Review Symposium, Justice Reinvestment', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 28, pp. 130 - 133

Brown D, 2016, 'The sentencing of harriet wran: Tabloid press induced extra curial punishment as mitigation', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 41, pp. 275 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X1604100413

Brown DB, 2016, 'Finding Diamonds in the Rough and Helping them Shine: Prospects for penal reform in the UK', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 41, pp. 155 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X1604100303

Brown DB, 2016, 'The Sentencing of Harriet Wran: Tabloid press induced extra curial punishment as mitigation', Alternative Law Journal, vol. Vol 41, pp. 275 - 278

Brown D, 2015, 'State of Imprisonment: Prisoners of NSW Politics and Perceptions', The Conversation

Tubex H; Brown D; Freiberg A; Gelb K; Sarre R, 2015, 'Penal diversity within Australia', Punishment and Society, vol. 17, pp. 345 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1462474515590891

Brown D, 2014, 'Is rational law reform possible in a tabloid world?', The Conversation

Brown DB; Quilter J, 2014, 'Speaking Too Soon: The Sabotage of Bail Reform in New South Wales', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 3, pp. 73 - 97, https://www.crimejusticejournal.com/article/view/181

Brown D, 2013, 'Justice Reinvestment: the circuit breaker', In Sight, pp. 36 - 38

Brown D, 2013, 'Vale Dr Sandra Egger', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 25, pp. 471 - 473

Brown DB, 2013, 'Mapping the Conditions of Penal Hope', International Journal for Crime, Justice & Social Democracy, vol. 2, pp. 27 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v2i3.126

Brown DB, 2013, 'Looking behind the increase in remand populations', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 2, pp. 80 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v2i2.84

Brown D, 2013, 'Racialized Correctional Governance: The Mutual Constructions of Race and Criminal Justice', PUNISHMENT & SOCIETY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PENOLOGY, vol. 15, pp. 569 - 571, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1462474513502438

Brown DB, 2013, 'Criminalisation and normative theory', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 25, pp. 605 - 625, http://sydney.edu.au/law/criminology/journal/

Brown D, 2012, 'A Symposium of reviews of Garland: Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition by David Garland', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 52, pp. 202 - 216

Brown D; Carrington K; Hannah-Moffat K; Phoenix J, 2012, 'Pat Carlen, A Criminological Imagination: Essays on Justice, Punishment and Discourse', PUNISHMENT & SOCIETY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PENOLOGY, vol. 14, pp. 247 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1462474512437502

Brown D, 2011, 'Review of Neoliberalism and Criminal Justice by Emma Bell', Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 11, pp. 535 - 537

Brown DB, 2011, 'Review Essay: Neoliberalism as a Criminological Subject', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 44, pp. 129 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865810393097

Brown D, 2011, 'Criminal Justice and Neoliberalism', CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE, vol. 11, pp. 535 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895811415347

Brown DB, 2010, 'The Limited Benefit of Imprisonment in Controlling Crime', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 22, pp. 461 - 472

Brown D, 2009, 'Searching for a Social Democratic Narrative in Criminal Justice', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 20, pp. 453 - 456

Brown DB, 2009, 'Strolling the Coastline: Criminology in Everday Life: Through 'Landscape' from Gaol to 'Badlands'', Law Text Culture, vol. 13, pp. 311 - 338

Brown DB, 2009, 'Review Essay: Too high in human terms: the cost of high security imprisonment. review of Imprisoning Resistence by Bree Carlton & Intractable by Bernie Matthews', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 21, pp. 162 - 179

Brown D, 2007, 'THE DISENFRANCHISEMENT OF PRISONERS Roach v Electoral Commissioner & Anor - modernity v feudalism', ALTERNATIVE LAW JOURNAL, vol. 32, pp. 132 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X0703200302

Brown DB, 2007, 'Waiting for Snicko', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 32, pp. 243 - 249

Brown DB, 2007, 'Critical Penology, Prisoners and Citzenship: in the genre of gonzo - a road trip to the cauldron for the Roach case', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 19, pp. 224 - 234

Brown DB, 2004, 'Review of Norval Morris, Maconachie`s Gentlemen: The Story of Norfolk Island and the Roots of Modern Prison Reform', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 15, pp. 275 - 278

Brown DB, 2004, 'The Nagle Royal Commission 25 Years On', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 16, pp. 170 - 175

Brown DB, 2004, 'The Nagle Report - 25 Years On Symposium', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 16, pp. 108 - 111

Brown DB, 2004, 'The Nagle Royal Commission 25 years on: Gaining perspective on two and a half decades of NSW prison reform', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 29, pp. 135 - 141

Brown DB, 2003, 'The Nagle Royal Commission 25 Years On', Civil Liberty, pp. 10 - 12

Brown DB, 2003, 'Review of Punishment and Civilisation', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 36, pp. 241 - 246

Brown DB, 2003, 'The Nagle Royal Commission 25 Years On', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 15, pp. 170 - 175

Brown DB; Egger SJ; Hogg R; Indermaur D, 2002, 'Shadow Boxing with an Imaginary Enemy - A Response to Law and Order Blues', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 35, pp. 145 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/000486502320351623

Brown DB, 2002, 'Reactions ignore the incendiary motives', The Australian, vol. 9

Brown DB, 2002, '`Silly old duffers` tag taking its toll', The Sun Herald, vol. 9

Brown DB, 2002, 'Spare us this cynical auction', The Sunday Telegraph, vol. 16

Brown DB, 2002, 'Bars on the Ballot Box', Sydney Moring Herald, vol. 9

Brown DB, 2002, 'Launch Speech of Beyond Bars Alliance', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 35, pp. 205 - 210

Brown DB, 2002, 'Features of Current Law and Order Politics', Poetic Justice, vol. Spring, pp. 27 - 29

Brown DB, 2002, 'Legislative Council Select Committee on the Increase in Prisoner Population, Interim Report, July 2000; Final Report, November 2001: A Review', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 14, pp. 111 - 118

Brown DB, 2002, 'The Politics of Law and Order', Law Society Journal, vol. 40, pp. 64 - 72

Brown DB, 2001, 'Mandatory Sentencing: a criminological perspective', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 7, pp. 31 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2001.11911064

Brown DB, 2000, 'Mandatory sentencing: Hyping the penal', Poetic Justice, vol. 2000, pp. 30 - 31

Brown DB, 2000, 'Farewell to three colleagues', Poetic Justice, vol. 2000, pp. 18 - 21

Hogg R; Brown D, 1999, 'Rethinking Law and Order. A Rejoinder (Review Essay)', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 32, pp. 331 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589903200311

Brown DB, 1999, 'Imprisonment in Australia', Legal Date, vol. 11, pp. 5 - 7

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1998, 'Law and Order', Arena Magazine, pp. 43 - 47

Brown DB, 1998, 'The Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service: Process Corruption and the Liits of Judicial Reflexivity', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, pp. 228 - 240

Brown DB, 1997, 'Breaking the Code of Silence: The Wood Royal Commission into New South Wales Police', Alternative Law Journal, pp. 220 - 224

Brown DB, 1997, 'The Chidiac Case: Another Miscarriage of Justice?', Alternative Law Journal, pp. 237 - 242, 247

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1997, 'Violence, Masculinity and Sport: Governance and the Swinging Arm', UTS Review: Cultural Studies and New Writing, pp. 129 - 141

Brown DB, 1997, 'Go to Gaol', Alternative Law Journal, pp. 197 - 198

Brown D; Hogg R, 1996, 'Law and order commonsense', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, pp. 175 - 191

Travis G; Brown DM; Egger SJ; Hogg R; O Toole B; Stubbs J, 1995, 'The international crime survey: some methodological concerns', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, pp. 346 - 361

Brown DB, 1994, 'Judging the Judges', Australian Society, vol. 3, pp. 21 - 25

Brown DB, 1994, 'Some things change some stay the same', Alternative Law Journal, pp. 253 - 257

Brown DB, 1993, 'Prison Informers: Where the grasses are greener', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 18, pp. 80 - 85

Brown DB, 1993, 'Notes on the Culture of Prison Informing', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 5, pp. 54 - 71

Brown D; Hogg R, 1992, 'Essentialism, radical criminology and left realism', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 25, pp. 195 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589202500302

Brown DB, 1991, 'The State of the Prisons under the Greiner Government: Definitions of Value', Journal for Social Justice Studies, vol. 4, pp. 27 - 60

Brown DB, 1990, 'Putting the Value Back in Punishment', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. 15, pp. 177 - 185

Brown DB, 1989, 'Returning to Sight: Contemporary Penalisty', Social Justice: a journal of crime, conflict and world order, vol. 15, pp. 141 - 157

Brown DB, 1988, 'Post Election Blues: Law and Order in NSW', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. 13, pp. 99 - 104

Brown DB, 1987, 'Themes in an inquisition: Justice Murphy and the liberal press', University of NSW Law Journal, vol. 10, pp. 60 - 92

Brown DB; Neal D, 1986, 'The Gang of Twelve', Australian Society, vol. February, pp. 10 - 14

Brown DB, 1986, 'Re-presenting Justice Murphy: A Contemporary Inquisition', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. 11, pp. 147 - 153

BROWN D, 1986, 'JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE - AN EXAMINATION', AUSTRALIAN QUARTERLY, vol. 58, pp. 348 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/20635394

Brown D; Zdenkowski G, 1985, 'Socialism and penal policy: A reply to hawkins', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 18, pp. 41 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486588501800105

Brown DB; Hogg R; Boehringer G; Tubbs M, 1985, 'The Murphy Case: Some Issues', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. 10, pp. 153 - 157

Brown DB; Quinn M, 1985, 'Review of NSW Task Force report', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. 10, pp. 261 - 266

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1985, 'Abolition Reconsidered', Australian Journal of Law and Society, vol. 2, pp. 56 - 75

Brown DB, 1984, 'A Critique of the Legal Service Bulletin', Legal Service Bulletin, vol. Special Issue, pp. 40 - 48

Brown DB; Boehringer G; Edgeworth B; Hogg R; Ramsay I, 1983, 'Law and Order for Progressives', Crime and Social Justice, vol. 19, pp. 2 - 12

Brown DB, 1981, 'A Note on Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish', Alternative Criminology Journal, vol. 4, pp. 114 - 128

Brown DB, 1980, 'Braithwaite and Biles: On Being Unemployed and a Victim of Crime : A Response', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 15, pp. 223 - 229

Brown DB, 1978, 'The State of Play in Criminology', Alternative Criminology Journal, vol. 2, pp. 76 - 92

Book Chapters

Brown D, 2019, 'Pathways to Justice, Indigenous Democracy and the Uluru Statement from the Heart', in Carlen P; Franca LA (ed.), , Routledge, London, pp. 251 - 269

Brown D, 2019, 'Justice Reinvestment', in McLaughlin E; Muncie J (ed.), , Sage Publications, London, pp. 288 - 291

Brown D, 2018, 'Mass Incarceration', in Carlen P; Franca LA (ed.), , Routledge, Abingdon, Oxford, pp. 364 - 385

Brown DB, 2018, 'Mass Incarceration', in Carlen P; Leandro Ayres F (ed.), Alternative Criminologies, Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, London and New York, pp. 364 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315158662

Hogg R; Brown DB, 2018, 'Rethinking Penal Modernism from the Global South: The Case of Convict Transportation to Australia', in Carrington K; Hogg R; Scott J; Sozzo M (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South, Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland, pp. 751 - 774, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65021-0_36

Brown D, 2017, 'Left realist criminology', in Deckert A; Sarre R (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 571 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55747-2_38

Brown DB, 2016, 'Penal Violence', in Australian Violence: Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond, The Federation Press, Leichhardt NSW, pp. 87 - 105

Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz M; Stubbs J; Young C, 2016, 'Justice Reinvestment as Social Justice', in The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights, Routledge, pp. 309 - 318

Brown DB, 2015, 'Constituting Physical and Fault Elements: A NSW Case Study', in Crofts T; Loughnan A (ed.), Criminalisation and Criminal Responsibility in Australia, Oxford University Press, USA, Australia, pp. 13 - 32

Cunneen C; Baldry E; Brown D; Schwartz M; Steel A; Brown M, 2013, 'Manifestations of Contemporary Penal Culture', in PENAL CULTURE AND HYPERINCARCERATION: THE REVIVAL OF THE PRISON, edn. Advances in Criminology, ASHGATE PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 185 - 195, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000352307500009&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Cunneen C; Baldry E; Brown D; Schwartz M; Steel A; Brown M, 2013, 'Penal Culture: The Meaning of Imprisonment', in PENAL CULTURE AND HYPERINCARCERATION: THE REVIVAL OF THE PRISON, edn. Advances in Criminology, ASHGATE PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 1 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000352307500001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Cunneen C; Baldry E; Brown D; Schwartz M; Steel A; Brown M, 2013, 'Penal Culture: Transmission, Normalisation and Reproduction', in PENAL CULTURE AND HYPERINCARCERATION: THE REVIVAL OF THE PRISON, edn. Advances in Criminology, ASHGATE PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 139 - 165, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000352307500007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Brown DB; Carlton B, 2013, 'From "Secondary Punishment" to "Supermax": The Human Costs of High-Security Regimes in Australia', in Ross JI (ed.), The Globalization of Supermax Prisons, Rutgers University Press, pp. 95 - 110

Brown DB, 2013, 'Prison Rates, Social Democracy and Justice Reinvestment', in Carrington K; Ball M; OBrien E; Tauri JM (ed.), CRIME, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES, edn. Critical Criminological Perspectives, Macmillan, London, pp. 102 - 129, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000321252600007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Brown DB, 2011, 'The Limited Benefit of Prison in Controlling Crime: On the Threshold of a Political Shift', in Maxwell G (ed.), The Costs of Crime - Towards Fiscal Responsibility, edn. Original, Institute of Policy Studies, Wellington, pp. 49 - 66, http://ips.ac.nz/publications/publications/show/323

Mercurio BC; Brown DB; Redman R, 2009, 'The Politics and Legality of Prisoner Disenfranchisement in Australian Federal Elections', in Ewald A; Rottingaus B (ed.), Criminal Disenfranchisement in an International Perspective, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 167 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511576713.008

Brown DB; Radha Kalyani R, 2008, 'Popular Punitiveness, the Rise of the Public Voice and other challenges to judicial legitimacy', in Radha Kalyani G (ed.), Contempt Court vs Free Expression, Amicus Books The Icfai Press, Hyderabad, pp. 1 - 30

Brown DB, 2008, 'Giving Voice: The Prisoner and Discursive Citizenship', in Anthony T; Cunneen C (ed.), The Critical Criminology Companion, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 228 - 239

Gray JS; Brown DB, 2007, ''Devils and Dust': Extending the 'Uncivil Politics of Law and Order' to the 'War on Terror'', in Hocking J; Lewis C (ed.), Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State, Edward Elgar, London, pp. 153 - 171

Brown DB, 2007, 'Foreword', in Proceeding of the 1st International Workshop on Evidential Assessment of Software Technologies, EAST 2011, in Conjunction with ENASE 2011, Hawkins Press, Sydney, pp. v - vi

Brown DB, 2007, 'Recurring themes in contemporary criminal justice developments and debates', in Criminal Justice in New Zealand, edn. 1, LexisNexis New Zealand, Wellingtn, NZ, pp. 7 - 38

Brown DB; Pratt J; Brown M; Hallsworth S; Morrison W, 2005, 'Introduction', in Pratt J; Brown D; Brown M; Hallsworth S; Morrison W (ed.), Journal of Hypertension, edn. SUPPL. 1, Willan Publishing, Devon UK, pp. xi - xxvi, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.hjh.0000271501.77572.ab

Brown DB, 2005, 'Introduction', in Pratt J; Brown D; Brown M; Hallsworth S; Morrison W (ed.), Biomimetic Biomaterials: Structure and Applications, Willan Publishing, Devon UK, pp. xi - xxvi, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-85709-416-2.50016-1

Brown DB, 2005, 'Continuity, rupture, or just more of the `volatile and contradictory`?: glimpses of New South Wales` penal practice behind and through the discursive', in Pratt J; Brown D; Brown M; Hallsworth S; Morrison W (ed.), The New Punitiveness: Trends, Theories, Perspectives, Willan Publishing, Devon UK, pp. 27 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843926436

Brown DB, 2005, 'Commissions of Inquiry and Penal Reform', in O'Toole S; Eyland S (ed.), Corrections Criminology, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 42 - 52

Brown DB, 2005, 'Challenges to Criminal Justice Reform', in Opeskin R; Weisbrot D (ed.), The Promise of Law Reform, edn. 1st, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 343 - 357

Brown DB, 2004, 'Royal commissions and criminal justice: behind the ideal', in Gilligan G; Pratt J (ed.), Crime, Truth and Justice: Official Inquiry, Discourse, Knowledge, William Publishing, Devon, UK, pp. 26 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843924388

Brown DB; Wilkie M, 2002, 'Introduction: Prisoners as Citizens', in Brown D; Wilkie M (ed.), Prisoners as Citizens: Human Rights in Australian Prisons, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 19 - 28

Brown DB, 2002, '`Losing my religion`: reflections on critical criminology in Australia', in Carrington K; Hogg R (ed.), Critical Criminology: Issues, debates, challenges, edn. 1, Willan Publishing, Devon, UK, pp. 73 - 113

Brown DB, 2002, 'Prisoners as Citizens', in Brown D; Wilkie M (ed.), Prisoners as Citizens: Human Rights in Australian Prisons, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 308 - 325

Brown DB, 2001, 'Jury trial', in Blackshield T; Coper M; Williams G (ed.), The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 388 - 391

Brown DB, 2001, 'Governmentality and Law and Order', in Wickham G; Pavlich G (ed.), Rethinking Law, Society adn Governance: Foucauslt`s Bequest, edn. Original, Hart Publishing, Oxford - Portland Oregon, pp. 109 - 121

Brown DB, 1998, 'Penality & Imprisonment in Australia', in Comparing Prison Systems: Toward a Comparative & International Penology, edn. Original, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 367 - 400

Brown DB; Bronditt S; Buddin T, 1997, 'Lionel Murphy and the Criminal Law', in Justice Lionel Murphy: Influential or merely prescient?, edn. Original, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 71 - 113

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1992, 'Law and order politics - left realism and radical criminology: a view from down under', in Matthews R; Young J (ed.), Issues in Realist Criminology, Sage, London, pp. 136 - 176

Brown DB; Duffy B, 1991, 'Privatising Police Verbal: The Growth Industry in Prison Informants', in Carrington K; Dever M; Hogg R; Bargen J; Lohrey A (ed.), Travesty! Miscarriages of Justice, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 147 - 183

Brown DB, 1990, 'Are we seeing too many people sent to gaol?', in Gollan A (ed.), Questions for the Nineties, pp. 81 - 94

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1990, 'Criminal Justice Policy in Australia', in Taylor I (ed.), The Social Effects of Free Market Policies, pp. 197 - 229

Brown DB; Neal D, 1988, 'The Jury and the Media', in Duff P; Findlay M (ed.), The Jury Under Attack, Butterworths, Sydney, pp. 126 - 139

Brown DB; Kramer H; Quinn M, 1988, 'Women in Prison: Task Force Reform', in Findlay M; Hogg R (ed.), Understanding Crime and Criminal Justice, Law Book Company, Sydney, pp. 273 - 308

Brown DB, 1987, 'The Politics of Reform', in Zdenkowski G; Ronalds C (ed.), The Criminal Injustice System, Pluto Press, Sydney, pp. 254 - 281

Brown DB, 1987, 'Some Preconditions for Sentencing and Penal Reform', in Wickham G (ed.), Social Theory and Legal Politics, Local Consumption Publications, Sydney, pp. 94 - 119

Brown DB, 1986, 'Prison Discipline, Legal Representation and the NSW VJ Courts', in Tomasic R; Lucas R (ed.), Power, Regulation, Resistance, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra, pp. 137 - 150

Brown DB; Hogg R, 1985, 'Reforming Juvenile Justice: Issues and Prospects', in Borowski A; Murray JM (ed.), Juvenile Justice In Australia, Methuen, Sydney, pp. 393 - 412

Brown DB, 1977, 'Criminal Justice reform: A Critique', in Chappell D; Wilson P (ed.), The Australian Criminal Justice System, Butterworths, Sydney, pp. 471 - 491

Reports

Schwartz M; Brown DB; Cunneen C, 2018, Justice Reinvestment, Indigenous Justice Clearing House, Australian Government Canberra, Indigenous Justice Clearing House

Stubbs J; Young C; Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz M, 2013, Submission No PA24 to NSW Law Reform Commission, Parole, Australia, Submission No PA24

Stubbs J; Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz M; Young C, 2013, Submission No 114 to Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Parliament of Australia, Value of a justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia, 20 June 2013., Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Schwartz M; Baldry E; Cunneen C; Brown D; Brown M; Steel A, 2011, Submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission review of the Bail Act NSW (1978), Australia

Other

Brown D, 2012, Speech launching the Crime and Justice Centre, Queensland University of Technology

Conference Presentations

Brown DB, 2007, 'Popular Punitiveness, the Rise of the `Public Voice` and Other Challenges to Judicial Legitimacy', presented at Confidence in the Courts Conference, Australian National University College of Law, National Gallery, Canberra, 11 February 2007

Brown D, 'Privatisation and Prisons: Business Behind Bars', presented at Public talk and panel discussion, The Evatt Foundation, SMSA 280 Pitt St Sydney, 25 March 2010 - 25 March 2010

Brown D, 'The limited benefit of prison in controlling crime', presented at The Future of Prisons: Effective Ways of Controlling Crime, Seminar hosted by Greg Smith SC, MP, Shadow Minister for Justice, Parliament House, Sydney, 20 May 2010 - 20 May 2010

Brown D, 'The limited benefit of prison in controlling crime', presented at Seminar hosted by Hal Sperling for the Crime and Justice Reform Committee, Sydney, 25 May 2010 - 25 May 2010

Brown D, 'Searching for a Social Democratic Narrative in Criminal Justice', presented at QUT Public Lecture Series 2010, Brisbane, 15 June 2010 - 15 June 2010

Brown D; Schwartz M, 'Distance, ‘penal spectatorship’ and images of prison and prisoners in three Australian prison films', presented at XV11 World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg Sweden, -

Brown D, 'Criminal Law', presented at How to Incorporate Indigenous Materials Seminar, Law Faculty, University of NSW, 04 August 2010 - 04 August 2010

Brown D, 'The limited Benefit of Imprisonment and the Emergence of Justice Re-investment Strategies', presented at 2010 Annual Conference of Queensland District Court Judges, Sunshine Coast, 09 August 2010 - 09 August 2010

Brown D, 'The Limited benefit of Imprisonment', presented at Human Rights in Prisons: Setting a reform Agenda, The Community Justice Coalition and the International Commission of Jurists Australia, NSW Parliament House, Sydney, 07 September 2010 - 07 September 2010

Brown D, 'Why have imprisonment rates increased and what should be done about it?', presented at Public Lecture delivered in Townsville for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, 21 October 2010 - 21 October 2010

Brown D, 'Investing in Alternatives to Prison', presented at Sydney Institute of Criminology Seminar, Sydney Law School, 03 November 2010 - 03 November 2010

Brown D, 'The Politics of Abolition in Pat Carlen’s A Criminological Imagination', presented at American Society of Criminology 2010 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 17 November 2010 - 17 November 2010

Brown D, 'Sentencing and Penality', presented at Presentation to visiting delegation of Judges from the Chinese Supreme People’s Court, Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney, 28 February 2011 - 28 February 2011

Brown D, 'Ways of seeing as a criminologist', presented at Theatres of Violence: Facts and Fictions seminar, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney University, 18 April 2011 - 18 April 2011

Brown D, 'The Limited Benefit of Imprisonment in Controlling Crime', presented at Michael Kirby Lecture, Law Faculty, University of New England, Armidale, 18 May 2011 - 18 May 2011

Brown D, 'The Limited Benefit of Imprisonment in Controlling Crime', presented at Pathways to Addressing Our Growing Incarceration Rate Full day Leadership Seminar, Wellington, New Zealand, 25 May 2011 - 25 May 2011

Brown D, 'The Limits of Imprisonment in Controlling Crime', presented at Institute of Policy Studies, Public Lecture, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 26 May 2011 - 26 May 2011

Brown D, 'The Australian Prison Project', presented at New Horizons Seminar, Ministry of Justice, Wellington, New Zealand, 27 May 2011 - 27 May 2011

Brown D; Schwartz M; Cunneen C; Baldry E, 'The Australian Prisons Project', presented at A Symposium on Indigenous Sentencing, Punishment and Healing, Rydges Esplanade Hotel, Cairns, 06 July 2011 - 06 July 2011

Brown D, 'Populism, Process, Particularism, Prevention, Pre-emption: Features of Over-criminalisation in NSW', presented at 5th Annual Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference, Cairns, 07 July 2011 - 07 July 2011

Brown D, 'Lack of principle, populism, process, prevention and hybrid regulation, pre-crime, pre-emption, precaution: features of recent criminalisation in NSW and implications for normative theory', presented at Criminalisation Conference, University of Stirling, Scotland, 09 September 2011 - 09 September 2011

Brown D, 'Penal Culture and the Australian Prison Project', presented at Crime Justice and Social Democracy Conference, Brisbane, QUT, 26 September 2011 - 26 September 2011

Brown D, 'Features of Recent Criminalisation in NSW', presented at Faculty of Law, University of Wollongong, 03 September 2012 - 03 September 2012

Brown D, 'Global convictism and the Postcolonial', presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Chicago, USA, 16 November 2012 - 16 November 2012

Brown D, 'Looking Behind the increase in remands', presented at Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 29 November 2012 - 29 November 2012

Brown D, 'Penal Reform Catalysts and prospects: Comment on Paper by David Green', presented at Workshop on International Comparative Research, Rottnest Island, Crime Research Centre, University of WA, 09 January 2013 - 09 January 2013

Brown D, 'Speech launching John Pratt and Anna Erikson, Contrasts in Punishment: : An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic Exceptionalism', presented at Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 21 March 2013 - 21 March 2013

Brown D, 'The Promise and Pitfalls of Justice Reinvestment', presented at Justice Horizons Seminars, New Zealand Ministry of Justice, Wellington, 22 March 2013 - 22 March 2013

Brown D, 'Looking behind the rise in juvenile remands in NSW', presented at Australasian Youth Justice Conference, Canberra Convention Centre, 21 May 2013 - 21 May 2013

Brown D, 'Author meets critics, panel presentation on John Pratt and Anna Eriksson, Contrasts in Punishment: An Explanation of Anglophone Excess and Nordic Exceptionalism', presented at Crime and Social Democracy Conference, QUT, Brisbane, 10 July 2013 - 10 July 2013

Brown D, 'Field of Dreams: mapping the conditions of penal optimism', presented at Crime and Social Democracy Conference, QUT, Brisbane, 11 July 2013 - 11 July 2013

Brown D, 'Juvenile difference in detention rates : what does it say about penal drivers, narratives and politics?', presented at European Society of Criminology Conference, Budapest, 06 September 2013 - 06 September 2013

Brown D, 'Constituting Physical and Fault Elements: A NSW Case Study', presented at Sydney University Law Faculty Workshop on Criminal Law, 14 February 2014 - 14 February 2014

Brown D; Grey J, 'Constituencies of resistance to coal seam gas mining, the political art of suture and the public good', presented at Earth Law Conference, Victoria Univesity, Wellington, New Zealand, 16 February 2014 - 16 February 2014

Brown D; Cunneen C, 'Juvenile Difference in Detention rate: What does it say about penal drivers, narratives, politics?', presented at British Society of Criminology Conference, University of Liverpool, England, 10 July 2014 - 10 July 2014

Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz M; Baldry E; Steel A, 'Author meets critics: session on Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration', presented at British Society of Criminology Conference, Liverpool, England, 11 July 2014 - 11 July 2014

Brown D, 'Punishment and Colonisation: the case of Transportation and Convictism in the ‘Global South’', presented at British Society of Criminology Conference, University of Liverpool, England, 12 July 2014 - 12 July 2014

Brown D, 'Justice Reinvestment and Inequality', presented at International Sociological Association Conference, Yokohama, Japan, 15 July 2014 - 15 July 2014

Brown D, 'Report on Convict Sites Project', presented at QUT School of Justice, Faculty Seminar, 22 August 2014 - 22 August 2014

Brown D; Tubex H; Harding R; Gelb K, 'Penal Diversity within Australia', presented at Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Sydney University law School, 02 October 2014 - 02 October 2014

Brown D; Hogg R, 'Punishment and Colonisation: The Case of transportation and convictism in the ‘Global South’', presented at Australian Critical Criminology Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 05 December 2014 - 05 December 2014

Brown D, 'Íconic Cases in Australian Juvenile Justice and Their Effects', presented at European Society of Criminology, Porto, Portugal, 05 September 2015 - 05 September 2015

Brown D, 'Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment?', presented at Faculty Seminar, Law Faculty, University of London, Queen Mary College, 14 October 2015 - 14 October 2015

Brown D; Cunneen C; Mauer M; Stubbs J, 'Justice Reinvestment: Obstacles to Community Investment in Justice Reinvestment: Roundtable', presented at American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Washington, 19 November 2015 - 19 November 2015

Brown D, 'Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment?', presented at Department of Sociology, 16 December 2016 - 16 December 2016

Brown D, 'Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment?', presented at The Collateral Consequences of Imprisonment, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 18 December 2015 - 19 December 2015

Brown D, 'Themes in Juvenile Justice', presented at Çhildren as Subjects and Victims ’session, British Society of Criminology Conference, Liverpool, England, 06 July 2015 - 06 July 2015

Brown D, 'Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment?', presented at Howard League for Penal Reform Conference, 17 March 2016 - 17 March 2016

Brown D, 'Themes and competing/intersecting narratives in Juvenile Justice', presented at American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, USA, 16 November 2016 - 16 November 2016

Brown D, 'Vigilantism and Performativity: The Representation of Young Offenders on Social Media', presented at Britsh Society of Criminology Conference, Nottingham, England, 06 July 2016 - 06 July 2016

Brown D; Cunneen C; Baldray E; Schwartz M, 'The Comparative Youth Penality Project: Some Key Findings', presented at University of NSW Law School, Faculty Seminar, University of NSW Law School, Sydney, 23 October 2017 - 23 October 2017

Brown D, 'Themes and competing/intersecting narratives in juvenile justice', presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 16 November 2017 - 16 November 2017

Brown D, 'Narratives of Risk in Australian Community Corrections', presented at European Society of Criminology Conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia, 30 August 2018 - 30 August 2018

Brown D; McNamara L; Hogg R; Douglas H, 'Critical Criminology and Social Justice Conference', presented at Critical Criminology and Social Justice Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 28 September 2018 - 28 September 2018

Brown D, 'Reflections on Risk in Australian Community Corrections', presented at Ánti Risk: Criminal Justice, Prevention and the Revolt Against Uncertainty’, Symposium, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 29 November 2018 - 29 November 2018

Brown D; Cunneen C, 'Justice Reinvestment, Winding Back Imprisonment?', presented at Justice Reinvestment Workshop, ACT Government, Canberra, 05 December 2018 - 05 December 2018

Brown D; Schwartz M; Stubbs J; Young C, 'Justice Reinvestment: Winding back imprisonment?', presented at Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference, Sydney University Law School, 02 October 2014 - 02 October 2014

Schwartz M; Stubbs J; Brown D, 'Rethinking Community Sanctions in the C21st: The Challenge of Imaginary Penalities for Community Sector Organisations', presented at Critical Criminology and Social Justice Conference, 26 September 2018 - 26 September 2018

External Research Funding

  • Australian Research Council (ARC) ) Community Sanctions in Australian Criminal Justice, (Group of 5) 2018-2020, $230,000
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Justice Reinvestment Project (Group of 4) 2013-2015, $235,000
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Youth Punishment Project (Group of 5) 2013-2016, $429,000
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Prison Project (Group of 5) 2008-2011, $560,000.
  • ARC Victimisation Survey (Group of 4) 1990-1992, $85,000
  • Criminology Research Council, Prison Informers Project 1991 (sole) $25,000.

Criminal law; criminal justice; criminology; penology; mass incarceration; community sanctions; justice reinvestment; criminalisation