Dr Ann-Claire Larsen
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- International Human Rights; and
- Professional Ethics.
Dr Ann-Claire Larsen is a legal sociologist with a keen research interest in international human rights law. She began her legal studies after completing a PhD in sociology. She now teaches for the School of Law and Justice at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. Her research is associated with the Centre for Innovative Practice also at Edith Cowan University.
- Teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate students) and Research.
- LLB (UWA)
- LLM Human Rights (Murd)
- PhD Sociology (UWA)
- Editorial Board Member - Journal of Politics & Law (since 2009).
- Editorial Advisory Board Member - Forum on Public Policy Oxford Round Table (since 2010).
A broad range of criminology and legal reform topics including Indigenous human rights:
- Judicial decision making;
- Sex worker regulation;
- Technologies in healthcare; and
- Domestic violence.
Current research areas
- Manipulating the war on terror: increasing surveillance of political protests by the Australian Federal Police for political ends;
- Police accountability; and
- Abduction and research methodologies.
Recent research grants
- Dobson, P. (CI); Bahn, S.; Larsen, A.; Gengatharen, D. E.; Fulford, R. & Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). ‘Encouraging Innovative PhD Research.’ Value $9760, Edith Cowan University, Faculty of Business & Law Strategic Research Grant.
- Giles, M., Larsen, A. & Smith, T. (2012 - 2013). 'Skill shortages in the WA resources sector'. Value $9,500. Faculty of Business and Law Strategic Research Funding.
- Larsen, A. with Milnes, P. (2011). ‘The effects of incarceration on Indigenous people of the Wongatha lands in the eastern goldfields of Western Australia: Indigenous leaders’ perspectives’ ECU grant $4,336.
- Larsen, A. (2006). Telehealth, e-health and e-medicine in Western Australia: legal and ethical issues associated with e-communication technologies in a community-based health service. $16,453.
- Larsen, A., Black, A., & Duff, J. (2002-3).The Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage-Projects APA(I): ‘Country practices: analysing factors affecting the wellbeing of general practitioners and their families in rural and remote Western Australia’, $67,635 over three years with the Great Southern Division of General Practice, Completed 2006.
- Larsen, A. & Froyland, I. (2003). ‘Prison Services: Public perceptions of services for women prisoners’ ECU New Researcher Grant $4,691.
- PhD - Rural general practitioners and their retention in Western Australia (2006)
- Master of Criminal Justice - Amphetamine use among detainees (2012)
- Outreach care for female offenders (2012)
- Police oversight (2010)
- Wongi Elders' views of Indigenous incarceration (2010)
- Motorcycle gangs (2009)
- Whistle blowing (2008)
- Larsen, A. (2012). Forthcoming. Interview with Magistrate Benn. In Interviews with Justices Around the World, Taylor and Francis Group LLC.
- Larsen, A. (2012). ‘Interview with Mr Robert Jennings from the Western Australia Corrective Services’ Book Chapter in Singer, J. K., D.K. Das and E.A. Ahlin (Eds), Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, London: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group.
- Larsen, A. with Giles, M., Tram Le, A. , Allen, M., Lees, C. & Bennett, L. (2007). ‘The role of education and training in prison to work transitions’ in Susan Dawe (Ed). In ‘Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia: Research readings’ . Published by the Australian Government, NCVER. ISBN: 978 1 921170 81 2 print; 978 1 921170 87 4 web.
Refereed journal articles
- Larsen, A. (2012). ‘Gendering criminal law: sentencing a mothering person with dependent children to a term of imprisonment’. Australian Journal of Gender and Law. Vol. 1.
- Larsen, A. (2012). ‘Trappings of Technology: casting palliative care nursing as legal relations’ Nursing Inquiry, 19(4) 334–344.
- Larsen, A. (2012). Disembodied knowledge: law’s incapacity to provide justice for prostitutes in Western Australia. Outskirts Online Journal. May Vol. 26.
- Larsen, A., & Crowley, M. (2012). Virtue Ethics: analysing emotions in a police interview with a crime suspect. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. 6(3) 291-300.
- Larsen, A., & Milnes, P. (2011). ‘A Cautionary Note: therapeutic jurisprudence for Aboriginal offenders’. eLaw Journal: Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law (2011) 18(1) 1-27.
- Crowley, M. & A. Larsen (2010). ‘Morality and Police Conduct: a way forward for ethical policing’. Forum on Public Policy Vol 5, 1-17.
- Guggisberg, M., A. Larsen, C. Fisher, K. Spilsbury, R. Zilkens, & J. Semmens (2010). ‘Danger Signs: Ethnicity, relationship status and lethal threats associated with intimate partner violence’. Australian Journal of Gender and Law. Vol 1, 1-18.
- Larsen, A. with Marika Guggisberg (2009). ‘Police Officers, Women and Interpersonal Violence: giving primacy to social context’, Australian Journal of Gender and Law. Vol 1, 1-18.
- Larsen, A. (2008). ‘Punishment and rehabilitation in women’s prisons: views from the Western Australian Public’ to Sister-in-Law Journal. Vol 1, 14-36.
- Larsen, A. (2005). ‘In the public interest: autonomy and resistance to methods of standardising nurses’ advice and practices from a health call centre in Perth, Western Australia ‘ Nursing Inquiry 12: 135-143.
- Larsen, A. (2004). ‘Mobilising international human rights norms to reduce violence against Australian indigenous women: a way ahead’. Australian Journal of Human Rights Vol 10(2) 195-218.
- Larsen, A. (2002). ‘Towards eliminating child labour: the power of the law’ Mots Pluriels 22, September www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP2202acl.html.
- Tonts, M. and A. Larsen (2002). ‘Rural disadvantage in Australia: a human rights perspective’ Geography, 87(2), 132-141.
- Larsen, A. and A. Petersen (2001). ‘Rethinking responses to ‘domestic violence’ in Australian Indigenous communities’ The Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 23(2): 1-14.
- Larsen, A. (1999). 'Governing families with young children through discipline', Journal of Sociology, Nov., 35, No. 3: 279-296.
- Dobson, P., Fulford, R., Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., Gengatharen, D. and Larsen, A. (2012). ‘Eureka Moments In Research: Exploring Abductive Processes Using Four Case Examples’, ACIS 2012 (forthcoming).
- Larsen, A., V. Branson & P. Milnes (2012). ‘Loss of Nearness: Computer-mediated Communications in Community Palliative Care Nursing’ presented at 5th Biennial Conference of the Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development Budapest 18 July 2012. Refereed conference paper.
- Tucker, B. & A. Larsen. (2012). ‘Accountability: a ruling on a model police oversight agency’ presented by A. Larsen at The 21st Annual Meeting (2012) August International Police Executive Symposium United Nations New York.
- Larsen, A. (2011). Disembodied knowledge: Law’s incapacity to provide justice for prostitutes in Western Australia. Embodied Knowledges: an interdisciplinary symposium, Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley.
- Larsen, A., & Crowley, M. (2011). Crossing the line in police interrogations’ at a Policing symposium, Sweden.
- Larsen, A. with Crowley, M. (2010).‘Judicial Discretion: endorsing improper and unethical conduct by police’ Oxford Round Table on Ethical Sentiments March 2010.
- Larsen, A. with Guggisberg, M. (2009). ‘Examining female victim-dissatisfaction with police responses in the context of intimate partner violence’ Nov 2009. 21st Annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) Perth November 2009.
- Larsen, A. with Manville, J. (2009). ‘The business of sex work: an attempt to regulate prostitution in Western Australia (2007-2008)’ Nov 2009. 21st Annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) Perth, November 2009.
- Larsen, A. (2008). Mobilising United Nations’ principles to promote Restorative Justice: a attempt to restore justice following improper conduct by police in Western Australia Paper presented at the ‘Building restorative justice in Europe. Cooperation between the public, policy makers, practitioners and researchers’ conference in 17-19 April 2008, Verona, Italy.
- Larsen, A. with L. Gabelich (2007). ‘Ethics Training at the WA Police Academy: The Right Way to Teach the Right Thing to Do’ paper presented at the Australian Association for Professional and Applied Ethics at RMIT, Melbourne, June 2007. Refereed conference paper published Nov 2007.
- Larsen, A. (2006). presented a paper entitled 'In the public interest: Autonomy and Resistance to Methods of Standardising Nurses' Advice and Practices from a Health Call Centre in Perth, Western Australia’. The Australian Sociological Association Conference held at UWA in December 2006.
- Larsen, A. presented a paper with Julie Manville 'Human Rights or Protection: The West Australian Prostitution Control Bill 2002'. The Australian Sociological Association Conference held at UWA in December 2006.
- Larsen, A. (2005). ‘Mobilising international human rights norms to reduce violence against Australian indigenous women: a way ahead’. ANZSOC Wellington NZ 9th-11th Feb. (2005).