The resource boom's underbelly : criminological impacts of mining development
Carrington, Kerry, Hogg, Russell, & McIntosh, Alison (2011) The resource boom's underbelly : criminological impacts of mining development. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44(3), pp. 335-354.
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Australia is currently in the midst of a major resources boom. Resultant growing demands for labour in regional and remote areas have accelerated the recruitment of non resident workers, mostly contractors, who work extended block rosters of 12-hour shifts and are accommodated in work camps, often adjacent to established mining towns. Serious social impacts of these practices, including violence and crime, have generally escaped industry, government and academic scrutiny. This paper highlights some of these impacts on affected regional communities and workers and argues that post-industrial mining regimes serve to mask and privatize these harms and risks, shifting them on to workers, families and communities.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Corporate harm, Masculinity, Post-industrial mining regimes, Work camps|
|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 > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||05 Jan 2012 08:51|
|Last Modified:||03 Oct 2012 17:00|
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