Publications

O’Connell, M. (2021). The Commissioner for Victims’ Rights, South Australia – Integral to strengthening the rights of victims of crime. In B. Shekhar et al (Eds.) Global Perspective of Victims of Crime & Victim Assistance: Best Practices from across the Globe, Bloomsbury Publishing.

O’Connell, M. (2021) Crime victimisation in Australia, in C. J. Barnes & David R. Forde (Eds) The Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Wiley

O’Connell, M. (2021) Restorative Justice, Victim Assistance and Faith-Based Organizations. In Special Report Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations’ 2020 Webinar Series. Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations. pp.152-156.

O’Connell, M. (2020) Improving Access to Justice: Procedural Justice Through Legal Counsel for Victims of Crime, in An International Perspective on Contemporary Developments in Victimology, a festschrift in Honor of Marc Groenhuijsen, Springer Switzerland.

O’Connell, M. (2020) Teaching Criminology & Victimology: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: A South Australia perspective, in Teaching Criminology & Victimology: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow – Festschrift for Professor Dr. K. Chockalingam 50 years of teaching in the Field of Victimology.

O’Connell, M. (2019) Victimology: Securing Rights and Delivering Services to Victims Terrorism, in Victimology in a Nutshell: Interdisiplinary Perspectives, Genta Publishing: Indonesia.

Kirchengast, T., Iliadis, M. & O’Connell, M. (2019) Developing Charter Rights through the Office of Commissioner of Victims’ Rights: Integrity, Access and Justice for Victims of Crime. Monash University Law Review, 45(1), pp.1-28.

O’Connell, M. & Hayes, H. (2019) ‘Victims, Criminal Justice and Restorative Justice’ in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, fifth edition.

O’Connell, M. & Fletcher, S. (2019) ‘The criminal courts’, in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, fifth edition.
O’Connell, M. & Fletcher, S. (2018) Giving victims a voice in parole hearings: South Australia’s experience, Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice 1(1), 1-21.

O’Connell, M (2018) Comments (review), in S. Walklate (ed) Handbook of Victims and Victimology, second edition, Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon.
O’Connell, M. (2017) Comments, in V. Hetu (author) Victims of Rape In India, Thomson Reuters, New Delhi, India.
Groenhuijsen, M. & O’Connell, M. (2016) Arguments against the death penalty as seen from a victimological perspective, in Death Penalty and the Victims, United Nations Human Rights, New York. https://www.ohchr.org/EN/newyork/Documents/Death-Penalty-and-the-Victims-WEB.pdf

O’Connell, M. (2016) Foreword, in G Scott, Hope was all I had: A journey of tragedy and triumph, Glyn Scott, Openbook Howden: St Marys, SA.

O’Connell, M. (2016) Victims’ rights, in K Corten & others (ed) A Companion to Crime Harm and Victimisation, Policy Press: UK

O’Connell, M. (2016) Victim impact statements, in K Corten & others (ed) A Companion to Crime Harm and Victimisation, Policy Press: UK.

O’Connell, M. & Fletcher, S. (2016) Child protection and children’s rights, in K Corten & others (ed) A Companion to Crime Harm and Victimisation, Policy Press: UK.

O’Connell, M. (2016) Experts Take for the report on Preventing violence against women and girls through social norm change – learning paper from the Asia-Pacific forum on Preventing violence against women and girls: Evidence and tools for social norm change, Australian Aid, KWDI UNFPA & UN Women – http://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/editorial-series/experts-take/michael-o-connell
O’Connell, M. (2015) A reflection on life with Prof Dr John Dussich, in H. Marchiori (ed) Criminologos, Encuentro: Argentina, pp25-34.

O’Connell, M. (2015) Evolution of Victims’ rights and victim assistance, in D. Wilson & S. Ross (eds) Crime, victims and policy, Palgrave: UK.

O’Connell, M. (2015) Violence in Australia and its victims – A case for victims’ rights and victim assistance, in A Day & E. Fernandez (eds) Violence in Australia: Policy, practice and solutions, Federation Press: Melbourne.

O’Connell, M. (2015) Victims of Sex Offences – Restorative Justice a panacea?, T Tolfenson (ed) Victimological Advances in Theory, Policy and Services – A Festschrift in honour of Prof John PJ Dussich.

O’Connell, M. & Fletcher, S. (2015) To pay or not to pay: Revisiting the rationale for state-funded compensation for crime victims: An Australian perspective, in T. Tollefson (ed) Victimological Advances in Theory, Policy and Services: Festschrift in honour of Prof Dr John Dussich.
Buchanan, C., Garcia-Godos, J. & O’Connell, M. (2014) Evolution of victims’ rights and international standards in C. Buchanan (ed) Gun violence, disability and recovery, Surviving Gun Violence Project.

O’Connell, M. & E. O’Connell (2014) ‘Juvenile justice in Australia’, in J Winterdyke Juvenile Justice Systems: International Perspectives, second edition, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.

O’Connell, M. & Hayes, H. (2014) ‘Victims, Criminal Justice and Restorative Justice’ in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, fourth edition.

Sarre, R. & O’Connell, M. (2014) ‘The criminal courts’, in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, fourth edition.

O’Connell, M. (2014) Comment, in C.J. Fisher I am Catherine Jane: The true story of one woman’s quest for justice, Vivid Publishing: Fremantle WA.
O’Connell, M. (2012) Technical Report — ECOSOC 2012 High-level Segment, International Perspectives in Victimology, 7(1)

O’Connell, M (2012) Commissioner for Victims’ Rights: Strengthening Victims’ Rights, in H. Morosawa, JP Dussich & GF Kirchhoff (eds) Victimology and Human Security: New Horizons, Wolf Legal Publishers, Netherlands.
O’Connell, M (in press) Violence against women in Australia – proceedings of an international seminar on women and children as victims, Tokyo, August.
O’Connell, M. (2010) Technical Report — The Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, International Perspectives in Victimology
O’Connell, M. (2009) ‘Implementing Victims’ Rights – A case study on the South Australia Police’, in F Willem Winkel, PC Friday, GF Kirchhoff & RM Letschert (eds) Victimisation in a multidisciplinary key: Recent advances in Victimology, Wolf Legal Publishers, Netherlands.

O’Connell, M (2009) ‘Victims in the Sentencing Process: South Australia’s Judges and Magistrates give their Verdict’, International Perspectives in Victimology, 4 (1), pp50-57.

O’Connell, M (2009) Book Review – Victim: A Juridical Approach, Flinders Journal of Law Reform, 11 (1), June, pp123-126
O’Connell, M. (2008) ‘Victimology: A social science in waiting?’, International Review of Victimology, 15 (2), pp91-104.
 O’Connell, M. & Hayes, H. (2008) ‘Victims, Criminal Justice and Restorative Justice’ in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, second edition.
 Sarre, R. & O’Connell, M. (2008) ‘The criminal courts’, in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, second edition.
Garkawe, S. & O’Connell, M. (2007) ‘The need for a federal, Australia wide approach to issues concerning crime victims’, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 18(3)
O’Connell, M. (2006) Victims & Criminal Justice in H. Hayes & T. Prenzler (eds), An Introduction to Crime, Pearson, Australia, chapter 15.
 O’Connell, M. (2006) Evolving mechanisms for involving victims in the sentencing process: Should victims have a stronger voice in court?  Judicial College & ANU, Canberra. [URL http://law.anu.edu.au/nissl/Oconnell.pdf]
Dussich, J. & O’Connell, M. (2005) ‘The New Japanese Fundamental Law for Victims of Crime’, The Victimologist, 9(1), April.

O’Connell, M. (2005) ‘Victims Rights impacting the educational system in South Australia’, The Victimologist, 9(1), April.
                                                                          O’Connell, M. (2004) ‘Victimology – An introduction to the notion of criminal victimisation’, in R. Sarre & J Tomanio Key Issues in Criminal Justice, Australian Humanities Press, Australia, Chapter 8.

O’Connell, M. (2002) Crime Prevention Curriculum in South Australian Schools: A study of programmes, materials and initiatives. The Role of Schools in Crime Prevention Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with the Department of Education, Employment and Training, Victoria, and Crime Prevention Victoria and held in Melbourne, 30 September – 1 October 2002. Proceedings published online < https://bit.ly/2RZ97Cg >

O’Connell, M. (2001) ‘Criminal Injuries Compensation: Law, Practice & Policy’ (Book Review), Journal of Law & Medicine, 9(1), August.

O’Connell, M. (ed) (2001) Challenges & Directions in Justice Administration, SA Institute of Justice Studies, SA

Edwards, G., Carr, L., Hudson, M., Harris, R., O’Connell, M. & Mathews, C. (2001) Crime prevention curriculum in South Australian schools: A study of programs, materials & initiatives, CREEW, University of South Australia.

O’Connell, M. (ed) (2000) Conference Proceedings – Victims of Crime – Improving Services: A collection of papers, SA Institute of Justice Studies, SA.

O’Connell, M. & Nitschke, L. (2000) ‘Homicide: Views of “survivors’”, Journal of the Australasian Society of Victimology.

O’Connell, M. (ed) (2000) Conference Proceedings – 17th Annual Conference of the AIJA: A collection of papers, SA Institute of Justice Studies, SA.

O’Connell, M. (2000) ‘White Collar Crime: A victimological perspective’, Chapter 8 in R. Sarre & J. Tomanio (eds) Considering Crime and Justice, Crawford House, SA.

Co-author, Justice Strategy Unit (2000) Review on Victims of Crime: Report Two, Victims Survey, Attorney-General’s Department, SA. Co-author, Justice Strategy Unit (2000) Review on Victims of Crime: Report Three, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Attorney-General’s Department, SA. Co-author, Justice Strategy Unit (1999) Review on Victims of Crime: Report One, State Print, Adelaide.

O’Connell, M.  (1999) ‘Law on Victim Impact Statements in Australia’  Journal of the Australasian Society of Victimology, 2(1). —

————–  (1999) ‘Literature Review’ in R. Harris, et al Crime Prevention: Training Needs Assessment (Appendices), National Crime Prevention, Canberra.

—————  (1998)  ‘Police Ethics’ (Book Review), Criminal Law Journal.

Erez, E., Roeger, L. & O’Connell, M. ‘Victim Impact Statements in South Australia’, in C. Sumner, M. Israel, M. O’Connell & R. Sarre (eds) International Victimology: Selected Papers from the 8th International Symposium on Victimology, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra.

O’Connell, M. (1992)  ‘Who may be called a victim?’, Journal of the Australasian Society of Victimology, 1(3).

Murray, J. & O’Connell, M.  (1992)  ‘Diversion and Victim/Offender Dispute Resolution’, Journal of the Australasian Society of Victimology, 1(4).

O’Connell, M.  (1991)  ‘Police Victimisation: A Misunderstanding of the Role of the Police’, Journal of the Australasian Society of Victimology, Special Edition.

—————-  (1991) ‘Police Prosecutors and Victim Impact Statements’ in H. Weir (compiler) Readings in Victimology, SA Court Services Department, Adelaide.
O’Connell, M. (1988) ‘Restitution as a sentencing option’, Police Journal, (Journal of the South Australia Police Association), April.

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