Admission Price: Free to attend
Speaker: Professor Sandra Walklate (Liverpool)
The purpose of this presentation is to explore the influence of victim voices on criminal justice policy by reflecting upon the role of parents' voices. Some work has already considered the role of mothers and conceptions of motherhood in being heard yet it is also the case that fathers have had an influence too (from the father of Tim Parry to the father of Clare Wood.) This is suggestive of rather than victims constituting moral beacons but that there is also a place for parenthood in capturing the public imagination with differently informed gendered dynamics being salient for fathers and mothers.
About the speaker
Professor Sandra Walklate is Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at the University of Liverpool, conjoint Chair of Criminology at Monash University Melbourne and Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Criminology. Her most recent publications include 'Liquid Criminology' (2016, edited with Michael Hviid-Jacobsen) and 'Gender, Homicide and Responsibility' (2016, edited with Kate Fitz-Gibbon).
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2.30pm - 4.00pmWednesday 4th April 2018