Policing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people : a gap in the research literature
Dwyer, Angela E. (2011) Policing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people : a gap in the research literature. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 22(3), pp. 415-433.
This article argues for exploring lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people’s experiences with police. While research examines how factors such as indigeneity influence young peoples’ experiences with police, how sexuality and/or gender identity mediates these relationships remains largely unexplored. Key bodies of research suggest a need to explore this area further, including: literature documenting links between homophobic violence against LGBT young people and outcomes such as homelessness that fall within the gambit of policing work; research showing reluctance of LGBT communities to report crime to police; international research documenting homophobic police attitudes and Australian research demonstrating arguably homophobic court outcomes; and research outlining increasing police support of LGBT communities. Drawing on these bodies of literature, this article argues that LGBT young people experience policing warrants further research.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), young people, policing, victimisation, sexuality, gender identity|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Institute of Criminology Press|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2011 08:58|
|Last Modified:||22 Jun 2011 09:21|
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