Why do we talk about child refugees?

We’re currently seeing large discussions in Australia and internationally about refugee, asylum-seeking, and migrant children. With focus being placed on the removal of children…

Child Refugees vs Thai Cave Rescue: Why Responsibility doesn’t Require a Display of Suffering

During the Thai cave rescue, The Conversation published a piece by morality and social psychology researcher Dan Crimston with the following title: ‘How imagery…

The Uluru Statement and Manus Island: How the settler colonial state of exception compounds race and the necessity for a Republic of Australia

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of the Australian continent and its adjacent islands, and possessed it under…

Migratory Austerity: Colonial Law’s Slow Violence

A word on Violence Having been asked to write a commentary on the current events taking place on Manus Island I am struck by…

Australian Critical Race & Whiteness Studies Statement on Border Force involvement in the 2017 ANZSOC Conference

It was brought to our attention via social media that, at the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, pens were distributed to participants…
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