John Whitehead

John Whitehead
Australian College of Applied Psychology | ACAP · School of Criminology

Doctor of Philosophy

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August 2019 - present
February 2015 - June 2016
Monash University (Australia)
Position
  • Tutor
Description
  • As a tutor, I engaged with students on topics ranging from criminological theory to the structure of the Australian judicial system. My role was to help students critically engage with these topics, while also providing feedback on assignments.
January 2015 - October 2016
Monash University (Australia)
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • As a research assistant I undertook a wide variety of literature searches on topics including ECHR decisions, Human Rights, and Penology. This also included methodological planning, and preparing articles for publication.

Publications

Publications (3)
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Like most criminological research, much of the research on hacking has predominantly focused upon the Northern Metropolis. As a result, there is a lack of focus on cybercrime within the Global South, particularly on illegal intrusions into computer systems, more colloquially known as hacking. This article provides a critical overview of hacking in...
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Arguments surrounding the use of criminal and customary justice responses to sexual victimisation and offending in Fiji are framed through discourses of legal universalism, pluralism, and cultural relativity (see Merry 2004, 2006a). However, the scholars and organisations who engage in this debate have failed to understand that it is the local cons...
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While child sexual abuse is a problem worldwide, the risk factors for the perpetration of child sexual abuse within Fiji are unique in their relation to the traditional and communal nature of Fijian society. In this article, culturally relevant dynamic risk factors found within contemporary Fijian society are identified and understood alongside sta...