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Professor Ngaire Naffine

Telephone +61 8 8313 5816
Position Professor
Email ngaire.naffine@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4344
Building Ligertwood Building
Floor/Room 2 26
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Law School

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Biography/ Background

Ngaire Naffine is Bonython Professor of Law at the University of Adelaide. She has published in the areas of criminology, criminal law, jurisprudence, feminist legal theory and medical law.  Her most recent monograph is Law's Meaning of Life: Philosophy, Religion, Darwin and the Legal Person (Hart 2009).  She has been a Visiting International Scholar at the Hastings Bioethics Center in Garrison New York; a Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, and the European University Institute in Florence Italy; as well as Baker-Hostetler Professor of Law at Cleveland- Marshall College of Law, Cleveland and Genest Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. Her current research is on the concept of the person within the discipline of criminal law.

 

Qualifications

LLB, PhD, FASSA, FAAL

Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of the A.C.T.

Barrister of the High Court of Australia

 

 

 

Research Interests

Legal Theory, Criminal Law, Medical Law, Feminist Theory

Publications

Books

 

Female Crime (Routledge edition, 2016)

 

Caruso, Buth, Heath, Leader-Elliott, Naffine, Plater and Toole South Australian Criminal Law: Review and Critique (Lexis Nexis 2014)

 

Law’s Meaning of Life: Philosophy, Religion, Darwin and the Legal Person

Hart Publishing, Oxford, Jan 2009

 

Gender and Justice (editor)

Ashgate , Aldershot, England 2002 pp 482

 

Are Persons Property? Legal Debates about Property and Personality (with M Davies)

Ashgate , Aldershot, England, 2001 pp 209

 

Intention in Law and Philosophy (co-editor with Rosemary Owens and John Williams)

Ashgate, Aldershot, England, 2001 pp 377

 

Feminism and Criminology

Polity Press, Cambridge, 1997; Temple University Press, Pennsylvania, 1996, Allen and Unwin, North Ryde, 1997 pp 192

 

Sexing the Subject of Law (co editor with Rosemary J Owens)

Law Book Co, North Ryde; Sweet and Maxwell, London, 1997 pp 299

 

Gender, Crime and Feminism (editor)

Dartmouth Press, Aldershot, 1995, pp 469

 

Juvenile Justice: Debating the Issues (co-editor with F Gale and J Wundersitz)

Allen and Unwin: 1993 185pp

 

Law and the Sexes: Explorations in Feminist Jurisprudence

Allen and Unwin: 1990 170pp, reprinted 1992 pp 170

 

Female Crime: The Construction of Women in Criminology

George Allen and Unwin: 1987 pp150

 

 

 

Professional Associations

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law

Sometime Member of the College of Experts, Humanities and Creative Arts Panel, ARC

Entry last updated: Thursday, 5 May 2016

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