This subject examines policy and practice in Asia and the Pacific with a focus on critical policy issues and case studies on corrections from national government or regional areas.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
1. Asia and the Pacific, geographic, historic and economic perspectives - Background to the identification of determinants (or major influences) of correctional philosophy 2. Economic and other correlates of differential use of imprisonment in the region - A series of exercises which attempt to establish statistical links between regional imprisonment rates and economic and criminological indicators such as GDP, crime rate, etc 3. Deaths in custody and duty of care - A review of some aspects of the Australian Royal Commission and its consequences 4. The management of HIV/AIDS infected prisoners - Incidence, testing, confidentiality of records, segregation or integration, education of staff and inmates 5. Private sector-Involvement in corrections - The privatisation of some prisons and other services such as escorts, health services, etc 6. Policy options for reducing remand populations - A methodology for determining whether priority should be given to reducing the numbers of remandees entering the system or reducing the length of time spent on remand 7. The international transfer of prisoners - Political, legal, humanitarian and operational aspects of international transfers 8. Forecasting prisoner populations - Different methodologies will be considered which allow varying influence for population size and structure, legislative and judicial sentencing practices, and criminal justice policies 9. Case study: Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan* 10. Case study: Australia and New Zealand* 11. Case study: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal* 12. Case study: China, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos 13. Case study: Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia* 14. The future of corrections *Any one of these case studies may be replaced by studies of Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, South Korea or Indonesia. All case studies will make extensive use of material prepared for the annual Asia and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators and official government publications, such as annual reports.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.