Proceedings of a conference held 30 November - 2 December 1992, Wellington, New Zealand
David Biles and Julia Vernon (eds.)
The conference papers explore the issues of privatisation of prisons; private policing; community involvement in prison programs; community based sanctions; cultural sensitisation; community crime prevention; and juveniles and privatisation. Examples of a range of programs operating in Australia and New Zealand are provided.
Opening address (PDF 16kB)
The Hon. Douglas Graham
Privatising prisons : principle and practice
Richard W Harding
Some liberal and radical responses to privatising the penal system in Britain
History of contract management in Queensland corrections
Stan Macionis and Ross Millican
The challenge of change
Private adult custodial corrections in Queensland and the first wave : a critical reflection on the first three years : reform or regression?
Can the private sector do it better in corrections?
Privatised corrections : United States, Australia and New Zealand
Corrections contract management in New South Wales : the Junee experience
Ronald Champion and William Curnow
Economic aspects of prison privatisation : the Queensland experience
Will privatisation impact forecasting for correctional services?
Private sector involvement in corrections
Private prisons : A New Zealand prison officer's perspective
Private policing : some recent myths, developments and trends
The Australian private security industry : the need for accountability, regulation and professionalisation
The legal basis for the authority of private police and an examination of their relationship with the "public" police
Private policy and policing : does private enterprise have a role in delivering the output of public safety and security?
Private policing : no way
Robert H Smith
Contestability and cost-benefit in policing : the dilemma
Private security or private police?
Trevor W A Morley
The private forensic scientist and the criminal justice system
Michael T Pailthorpe and Nigel A G Johnston
Community involvement in prison programs
Private sector/community involvement in the New Zealand prison system
Cultural development in New Zealand prisons
Julie Te Urikore Lux
The Justice Whanau Hapu Advisory Committee
Aboriginal community education and access unit community support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates within the Queensland prison system
Private sector and community involvement in the criminal justice system
Community involvement and community based sanctions
The changing boundaries : what place community organisations in change and reforms of the criminal justice system?
Practical issues involved with the management of a home detention program
Horouta Marae/Wellington prison joint programs venture habilitation programs
Aboriginal customary law
A pilot project in South Australia : privately run programs for offenders
The creative use of community care : a coordinated approach to stopping violence
Ross Walker and Michael Webster
The Men for Non-Violence (NZ) Network of Stopping Violence and Community Sex Offender Programs : cost-effective programs for offenders
Stephen Jacobs and Ken McMaster
Private and state sector psychological services to corrections
Substance abuse education programs within the New Zealand prison system
Elizabeth A S Jamiesone
Wellington prison and prisoners' aid and rehabilitation society pre-release and resettlement program
Sheryn Elborn and Robert Nankivell
a case for private sector mediators in reparation
Community crime prevention
Community safety and crime prevention : what is the role of government?
Allan J Behm
Community crime prevention : toward safer communities
Corporate involvement in community safety programs
Margaret Miller and David Brown