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Baldry E; McCausland R; McEntyre E, 2018, 'Institutions of Default and Management: Aboriginal women with mental and cognitive disability in prison', in Mental Health in Prisons, edn. Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology, Plagrave Macmillan, pp. 185 - 210, 

Baldry E, 2018, 'Rights of Persons with Disability Not to Be Criminalised', in Stanley E (ed.), HUMAN RIGHTS AND INCARCERATION: CRITICAL EXPLORATIONS, edn. Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology, PALGRAVE, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND, pp. 53 - 77, 

McCausland R;McSherry B;Baldry E;Arstein-Kerslake A;Gooding P;Arabena K, 2017, Unfitness to Plead and Indefinite Detention of Persons with Cognitive Disabilities:Addressing the Legal Barriers and Creating Appropriate Alternative Supports in the Community

McCausland R;Reeve R;Gooding P;Baldry E, 2017, Cost Benefit Analysis of Support Workers in Legal Services For People with Cognitive Disability, 

McCausland R;Baldry E;McEntyre E, 2017, Indigenous People, Mental Health, Cognitive Disability and the Criminal Justice System, Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse

Baldry E, 2017, 'People with Multiple and Complex Support Needs, Disadvantage and Criminal Justice Systems: 40 Years After the Sackville Report', in Law and Poverty in Australia 40 Years After the Sackville Report 

McCausland R;Baldry E, 2017, '‘I feel like I failed him by ringing the police’: Criminalising disability in Australia', Punishment and Society, vol. 19, pp. 290 - 309

Baldry E, Briggs, DB, Goldson, B, & Russell, S. 2017 ‘Cruel and unusual punishment’: an inter-jurisdictional study of the criminalisation of young people with complex support needs.Journal of Youth Studies 21(5): 636-652

Gooding P, Mercer S, Baldry E and Arstein-Kerslake A ,2016 ‘Unfitness to Stand Trial: The Indefinite Detention of Persons with Cognitive Disabilities in Australia and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ Court of Conscience 10:6-19.

Baldry E; McCausland R;Dowse L; McEntyre E; MacGillivray P, 2016, '‘It’s just a big vicious cycle that swallows them up': Indigenous people with mental and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 8, pp. 10 - 1


Articles from The Conversation:

Eileen Baldry, Elizabeth McEntyre and Ruth McCausland 'Why Aboriginal people with disabilities crowd Australia's prisons'

Elizabeth McEntyre 'How Aboriginal women with disabilities are set on a path into the criminal justice system'

Ruth McCausland, Eileen Baldry and Elizabeth McEntyre 'Aboriginal people with disabilities get caught in a spiral of over-policing

Ruth McCausland 'Supporting, not imprisoning, Aboriginal people with disabilities could save millions

Elizabeth McEntyre, Eileen Baldry and Ruth McCausland 'Here's how we can stop putting Aboriginal people with disabilites in prison'

Eileen Baldry, Ruth McCausland, Leanne Dowse, Elizabeth McEntyre and Peta MacGillivray 'It's just a big vicious cycle that swallows them up': Indigenous people with mental and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system', Indigenous Law Bulletin 8(22)m April 2016. 


McCausland, R. & Baldry, E. (in print) ‘Women Offenders’ in J Ireland, M. Fisher, N. Gredecki & C Ireland (Eds) International Handbook on Forensic Psychology, in prisons and secure settings. Taylor & Francis. 

Baldry, E. (in print) ‘People with multiple and complex support needs, disadvantage and criminal justice systems: 40 years after the Sackville Report’ in B. Edgeworth, A. Durbach & V Sentas (eds) Law and Poverty: 40 years after the Sackville Report. Federation Press. 

Baldry, E. 2014 Complex needs and the justice system in Chris Chamberlain, Johnson, G & Robinson C. Homelessness in Australia: an introduction. UNSW Press, Sydney. Ch 10 pp 196-21

Baldry, E. & Dowse L. 2013 Compounding mental and cognitive disability and disadvantage: police as care managers in Duncan Chappell (ed) Policing and the Mentally Ill: International Perspectives CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton USA, pp219-234.

Baldry, E. 2013 Continuing systemic discrimination: Indigenous Australian women exiting prison. In Marie Segrave & Bree Carlton Women Exiting Prison: Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival Routledge, Abingdon UK, pp98-116

McCausland, R. & Baldry, E. 2013 “Incarcerated Indigenous Australian Mothers: Maintaining Patriarchal Colonization.” in G. Eljdupovic and R, Jaremko Bromwich (eds) Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance, Bradford UK: Demeter Press, 121-136

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