Professor Julie Stubbs

Julie is co-Director of the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice.  She is a criminal justice scholar who joined UNSW Law in 2010. She previously held positions as Professor of Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney, and as a senior researcher with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.

Areas of expertise
Julie's research interests include: justice reinvestment, imprisonment, community sanctions, domestic violence, legal responses to violence against women, homicide, restorative justice, and bail; she also has undertaken research on young offenders, and on cross-cultural issues in criminal justice. More generally she is interested in gender and criminal justice.

She is currently a member of the Board of the Law and Justice Foundation, an adviser to ANROWS, a CI on the National Survey of Attitudes to Violence Against Women, and a member of the advisory committee of the Institute of Criminology. She was a member of: the NSW Advisory Panel on Domestic and Family Homicides; the Criminal Justice Sexual Assault Taskforce; and the Department of Corrective Services Institutional Ethics Committee. She has undertaken consultancy research for Legal Aid NSW and several criminal justice agencies.

Key words: Gender and crime, domestic violence, violence against women, justice reinvestment, restorative justice, criminal justice, bail, homicide.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Julie is a member of the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Criminology , and the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy , and of the Editorial Board for the journals:  Women, Law and Human Rights e-journal, Critical Criminology, and Current Issues in Criminal Justice.

 

A full list of my publications can be found on the Faculty webpage.

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Book Chapters

Stubbs J; Wangmann J, 2017, 'Australian perspectives on domestic violence', in Global Responses to Domestic Violence, pp. 167 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56721-1_9

Stubbs J; Baldry E, 2017, 'In pursuit of fundamental change within the Australian penal landscape: Taking inspiration from the Corston report', in Women's Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition: Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On, pp. 129 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315204819

Stubbs J, 2016, 'Murder, manslaughter and domestic violence', in Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: An International Perspective, pp. 36 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315730981

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

Stubbs J, 2016, 'Women, girls and gendered violence', in Stubbs J; Tomsen S (ed.), Australian Violence: Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond, Federation Press, Annandale, NSW, pp. 67 - 86

Stubbs J; Tomsen S, 2016, 'Australian violence: Then and now', in Stubbs J; Tomsen S (ed.), Australian Violence: Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond, Federation Press, Leichhardt, pp. 1 - 13

Stubbs J, 2016, 'Searching for Integrity in Domestic Violence Policing', in Hunter J; Roberts P; Young S; Dixon D (ed.), The Integrity of Criminal Process From Theory into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 53 - 74

Stubbs J, 2016, 'Searching for Integrity in Domestic Violence Policing', in Hunter J; Roberts P; Young S; Dixon D (ed.), The Integrity of Criminal Process From Theory into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 53 - 74

Stubbs J, 2015, 'When Self-Defence Fails', in Fitz-Gibbon K; Freiberg A (ed.), Homicide Law Reform in Victoria: Retrospect and Prospects, Federation Press, Australia, pp. 110 - 127

Stubbs J; Wangmann J, 2015, 'Conflicting Conceptions of Victims of Domestic Violence within Legal Processes', in Wilson D; Ross S (ed.), Crime, Victims and Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 107 - 132

Stubbs J, 2014, 'Gendered violence and restorative justice', in A Restorative Approach to Family Violence: Changing Tack, edn. 1st, Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, UK, pp. 199 - 210, http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472412317

Stubbs J, 2014, ''A well-founded fear? Giving context to self-defence in R v Taikato', in Douglas H; Bartlett F; Luker T (ed.), Australian Feminist Judgements: : Righting and re-writing law, Hart Publishing Ltd., pp. 243 - 249, http://www.hartpub.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781849465212

Stubbs J, 2013, 'Indigenous Women and Penal Politics', in Carrington K; Ball M; OBrien E; Tauri JM (ed.), CRIME, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES, edn. Critical Criminological Perspectives, PALGRAVE, pp. 248 - 266, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000321252600019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Stubbs J, 2013, 'Biographical box 5.1', in Routledge International Handbook of Crime and Gender Studies, pp. 118 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203832516

Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2012, 'Defending battered women on charges of homicide: The structural and systemic versus the personal and particular', in Women, Madness and the Law: A Feminist Reader, pp. 191 - 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843146063

Stubbs J; Mason G, 2012, 'Feminist approaches to criminological research', in Gadd D; Karstedt S; Messner SF (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods, edn. Original, SAGE Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 486 - 499, http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book234136#tabview=toc

Stubbs J, 2012, 'Justice for Gendered Violence: What Does Restorative Justice Offer?', in Bolitho J; Bruce J; Mason G (ed.), Restorative Justice: Adults and Emerging Practice, edn. Original, Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 194 - 213, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781742102894

Stubbs J, 2011, 'Crime and the Home', in Marmo M; de Lint W; Palmer D (ed.), Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology, edn. 4, Thomson Reuters, Australia, pp. 171 - 189, http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/catalogue/productdetails.asp?id=11783

Stubbs J; Mason G, 2011, 'Feminist approaches to criminological research', in Gadd D; Karstedt S; Messner SF (ed.), The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods, SAGE

Stubbs J; Mason G, 2011, 'Feminist criminological research and the meanings of violence', in Qualitative criminology: stories from the field, Federation Press, Australia, pp. 137 - 148

Stubbs J, 2010, 'Restorative justice, gendered violence and Indigenous women', in Feminism, Restorative Justice, and Violence Against Women, Oxford University Press, pp. 103 - 122

Stubbs J, 2008, 'Critical criminological research', in Anthony T; Cunneen C (ed.), The Critical Criminology Companion, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 6 - 17, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781876067236

Stubbs J, 2007, 'Beyond apology?: Domestic violence and critical questions for restorative justice', in Criminology and Criminal Justice, edn. 2, pp. 169 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895807075570

Daly K; Stubbs J, 2007, 'Feminist theory, feminist and anti-racist politics, and restorative justice', in Johnstone J; Van Ness D (ed.), The Handbook of Restorative Justice, edn. 1, Willan Publishing, Cullommpton, Devon, pp. 149 - 170, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781843921509/

Daly K; Stubbs J, 2006, 'Feminist engagement with restorative justice', in Theoretical Criminology, edn. 1, pp. 9 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362480606059980

Stubbs J, 2005, 'Crime and the home', in Goldsmith A; Israel M; Daly K (ed.), Crime & Justice: A Guide to Criminology, edn. 3, Lawbook Co, Australia, pp. 175 - 193, http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/catalogue/productdetails.asp?id=410

Cunneen C; Stubbs J, 2004, 'Cultural Criminology: Engaging with Race, Gender and Post-colonial Identities', in Ferrell J; Hayward K; Morrison W; Presdee M (ed.), Cultural Criminology Unleashed, edn. Original, Glasshouse Press, London, pp. 97 - 108

Stubbs J, 2003, 'Crime and the home', in Goldsmith A; Israel M; Daly K (ed.), Crime and Justice in the 21st Century, An Australian Textbook in Criminology, edn. 2, LBC, Sydney, pp. 159 - 177

Cunneen C; Stubbs J, 2003, 'Fantasy Islands: Desire, 'Race' and Violence', in Tomsen S; Donaldson M (ed.), Male Trouble: Looking at Australian Masculinities, edn. Original, Pluto Press, Melbourne, Australia

Cunneen C; Stubbs J, 2002, 'Migration, political economy and violence against women: the post-immigration experiences of Filipino women in Australia', in Freilich JD; Newman G; Shoham SG; Addad M (ed.), Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime, edn. Original, Ashgate`s series, Advances in Criminology, Dartmouth, pp. 159 - 186

Stubbs J, 2002, 'Domestic violence and women's safety: Feminist challenges to restorative justice', in Strang H; Braithwaite J (ed.), Restorative justice and family violence, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 42 - 61, http://www.cambridge.org/aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521818469

Stubbs J, 1997, 'Shame defiance and violence against women', in Cook S; Bessant J (ed.), Women’s encounters with violence: Australian experiences, Sage, Thousand Oaks, pp. 109 - 126

Stubbs J, 1995, 'Communitarian conferencing and violence against women: A cautionary note', in Valverde M; MacLeod L; Johnson K (ed.), Wife Assault and the Canadian Criminal Justice System: Issues and Policies, Centre of Criminology University of Toronto, pp. 260 - 289

Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 1994, 'Battered women syndrome in Australia', in Stubbs J (ed.), Women male violence and the law, Institute of Criminology University of Sydney, Sydney, pp. 192 - 225

Stubbs J, 1994, 'Introduction', in Stubbs J (ed.), Women, male violence, and the law, Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 1 - 12

Stubbs J; Wallace A, 1988, 'Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence', in Findlay M; Hogg R (ed.), Understanding Crime and Criminal Justice, Law Books, Sydney, pp. 52 - 77

Stubbs J; Andrews J, 1983, 'A Review of the Operation of the N.S.W. Bail Act, 1978’', in Issues in Criminal Justice Administration, George Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 83 - 95

Books

Brown D; Cunneen C; Schwartz M; Stubbs J; Young C, 2015, Justice Reinvestment: Winding Back Imprisonment, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/justice-reinvestment-david-brown/?isb=9781137449108

Cunneen C; Stubbs J, 1997, Gender, Race and International Relations Violence Against Filipino Women in Australia, Institute of Criminology, Sydney, Sydney

Stubbs J, (ed.), 1994, Women, male violence, and the law, Institute of Criminology, Sydney, Sydney

Edited Books

Stubbs J; Tomsen S, (eds.), 2016, Australian Violence: Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond, Federation Press, Leichhardt, UNSW, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862879805

Journal articles

Stubbs J, 2016, 'Downsizing Prisons in an Age of Austerity? Justice Reinvestment and Women’s Imprisonment', Onati Socio-legal series, vol. 6, pp. 91 - 115, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2636756

Stubbs J, 2015, 'Gendered Violence, Intersectionalities and Resisting Gender Neutrality', Onati Socio-legal series, vol. 5, pp. 1433 - 1451, http://opo.iisj.net/index.php/osls/article/view/569/830

Sheehy E; Stubbs JE; Tolmie J, 2014, 'Securing fair outcomes for battered women charged with homicide: Analysing defence lawyering in R v Falls', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 38, pp. 666 - 708

Fitz-Gibbon K; Stubbs J, 2012, 'Divergent directions in reforming legal responses to lethal violence', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 45, pp. 318 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865812456853

Sheehy E; Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2012, 'Battered women charged with homicide in Australia, Canada and New Zealand: How do they fare?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 45, pp. 383 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865812456855

Fitz-Gibbon K; Stubbs J, 2012, 'Editorial', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 45, pp. 316 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865812458052

Stubbs J; Tolmie J; Sheehy, 2012, 'Defences to Homicide for Battered Women: A Comparative Analysis of Laws in Australia, Canada and New Zealand', Sydney Law Review, vol. 34, pp. 467 - 492

Stubbs J, 2011, 'Indigenous Women in Australian Criminal Justice: Over-represented but rarely Acknowledged', Australian Indigenous Law Review, vol. 15, pp. 47 - 63

Stubbs J, 2011, 'Race, Crime and Justice: International Perspectives', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 44, pp. 317 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865811405274

Stubbs J, 2010, 'Re-examining bail and remand for young people in NSW', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 43, pp. 485 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.43.3.485

Stubbs J, 2010, 'Relations of Domination and Subordination: Challenges for Restorative Justice in Responding to Domestic Violence', University of New South Wales Law Journal, pp. 970 - 986

Mason G; Stubbs J, 2010, 'Beyond prison: Women, incarceration and justice? Introduction', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 4, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=649136434307192;res=IELHSS

Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2008, 'Battered women charged with homicide: Advancing the interests of indigenous women', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 41, pp. 138 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.41.1.138

Cook KJ; Daly K; Stubbs J, 2006, 'Introduction', Theoretical Criminology, vol. 10, pp. 5 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362480606060127

Stubbs J; Daly K, 2006, 'Feminist engagement with restorative justice Gender, Race, and Restorative Justice', Theoretical Criminology, vol. 10, pp. 9 - 28

Stubbs J, 2004, 'Domestic violence, laws and homelessness in Australia', Parity, vol. 17, pp. 41 - 42

Stubbs J, 2004, 'Restorative Justice, Domestic Violence and Family Violence Australian', Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse Issues Paper series, pp. 1 - 24, http://www.austdvclearinghouse.unsw.edu.au/PDF%20files/Issues_Paper_9.pdf

Kaye M; Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2003, 'Domestic Violence, Separation and Parenting: Negotiating Safety Using Legal Processes', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 15, pp. 73 - 94

Kaye M; Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2003, 'Domestic violence and child contact arrangements', Australian Journal of Family Law, vol. 17, pp. 93 - 133

Stubbs J, 2003, 'Sexual assault, criminal justice and law and order', Women Against Violence, pp. 14 - 26

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

Reports

Politoff V; Crabbe M; Honey N; Mannix S; Mickle J; Morgan J; Parkes A; Powell A; Stubbs J; Ward A; Webster K, 2019, Young Australians’ attitudes to violence against women and gender equality: Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey, ANROWS, Sydney, ANROWS Insights, Issue 01/2019, http://www.ncas.anrows.org.au/

Cripps K; Diemer K; Honey N; Mickle J; Morgan J; Parkes A; Politoff V; Powell A; Stubbs J; Ward A; Webster K, 2019, Attitudes towards violence against women and gender equality among Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders: Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Sur, ANROWS, Sydney, ANROWS Insights, Issue 03/ 2019, https://ncas.anrows.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2017-NCAS-ATSI-Sub-Report.pdf

Webster K; Diemer K; Honey N; Mannix S; Mickle J; Morgan J; Parkes A; Politoff VM; Powell A; Stubbs J; Ward A, 2018, Australians’ attitudes to violence against women and gender equality. Findings of the National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS), ANROWS, Sydney, Research report, 03/2018, https://ncas.anrows.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/NCAS-report-2018.pdf

Webster K; Diemer K; Honey N; Mannix S; Mickle J; Morgan J; Parkes A; Politoff V; Powell A; Stubbs J; Ward A, 2018, NCAS methodology report: Survey Redevelopment and implementation of the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey, ANROWS, Sydney, ANROWS Insights, 12/2018, https://ncas.anrows.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2017_NCAS_Methodology_Report.1.pdf

Stubbs J; Steel A; Gibbon H; Young C, 2013, Submission to the NSW Government on the Exposure Draft Bill Crimes Amendment (Provocation) Bill 2013, NSW Government

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

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, 2012, Submission to the NSW Parliament, Legislative Council, Select Committee on the partial defence of provocation., Australia

Stubbs J, 2011, Submission to the NSW Parliament, Standing Committee on Social Issues, Inquiry into domestic violence trends and issues in NSW, NSW Parliament, Standing Committee on Social Issues

Stubbs J; Steel A, 2010, Submission on the Review of the Bail Act and Draft Bail Bill 2010, Australia

Stubbs J, 2010, Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission/ NSW Law Reform Commission inquiry Family Violence: Improving Legal Frameworks., NSW Law Reform Commission

Stubbs J; Graycar R, 2008, Submission to the NSW Special Inquiry into the NSW Department of Community Services, NSW Special Inquiry into the NSW Department of Community Services

Working Papers

Kaye M; Stubbs J; Tolmie J, 2003, Negotiating child residence and contact against a background of domestic violence, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 4, http://dx.doi.orghttp://www.griffith.edu.au/centre/slrc/flru/content04.html

ARC DP17 - Addressing the Australian Penal Crisis: Rethinking Community Sanctions (with Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Chris Cunneen & Mel Schwartz).
ARC DP13 - Justice Reinvestment: Conceptual Foundations for Criminal Justice Innovation (with Mel Schwartz, David Brown & Chris Cunneen).

criminology and criminal justice, gender and justice, violence against women, justice reinvestment, restorative justice, punishment

Currently Teaching

Courses taught
  • Gender, Race and Justice (LAWS8075)(JURD7475)
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice (LAWS8076)(JURD7376)
  • Policing (CRIM2014)
  • Prisons and Punishment (CRIM2036)