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Dr Antje Deckert is a senior lecturer in criminology at AUT
Criminologist Antje Deckert has just completed a two-year study of how women offenders are portrayed in New Zealand newspapers. The results show journalists are telling very different stories abut Māori and Pākehā.
The evidence shows that a 'tough on crime' approach is a posture, not a solution, writes criminologist Antje Deckert.