Kim Workman & Associates

publications

Book

‘An Imperfect Justice – a Memoir ‘(Forthcoming)  Bridget Williams Books

‘The Criminal Justice System, the State and Māori, 1985 to 2015 – and Beyond”  Bridget  Williams Books

 

Published Monographs

‘Setting the Scene – 2015 and Beyond’ – A ‘Smart on Crime’ Print and E-Pub Series , Wellington: Issue No 1: Robson Hanan Trust 2014

What Do I have to Do to Change Your Mind? – Changing Public Attitudes Toward Crime and Punishment.’  A ‘Smart on Crime’ Print and Epub Series. Issue No. 2: Wellington: Robson Hanan Trust 2014

If Prisons are a Cause of Crime, Why Not Reduce the Numbers?’  A ‘Smart on Crime’ Print and E-Pub series: Wellington.  Issue No. 3: Robson Hanan Trust 2015

 

Chapters of Books

[with Tracey McIntosh] ‘Crime, Imprisonment and Poverty’ in Max Rashbrooke (ed), Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 2013.

‘The Cost of Public Safety and Who Bears It’  in Gabrielle Maxwell (ed) The Cost of Crime. Wellington: Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington 2011.

[with  Kathie Irwin] Whānau Development and the Treaty of Waitangi: The Families Commission.  Wellington: Families Commission 2011.

‘Christians, Crime and Criminals: Meeting the Moral Vision of the Gospel over the Next Decade’ in Bruce Patrick (ed) in New Vision New Zealand, Vol. 1V, Auckland: Mission Koru, 2011.

‘Back to Churchill – An Old Vision for Prisoner Reintegration’  in Gabrielle Maxwell (ed) Addressing the Causes of Reoffending – What is the Evidence?.  Wellington: Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 2009.

‘Crime, Christians and the Spirit of Punishment’ in Bruce Patrick (ed) New Vision New Zealand.  Vol. 111, Auckland: Tabernacle Books 2008. 

‘Resolving Conflict and Restoring Relationships: Experiments in Community Justice within a New Zealand Faith-based Prison’ in Gabrielle Maxwell and James H Liu (eds) Restorative Justice and Practises in New Zealand: Towards a Restorative Society.  Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 2007

 

Journal Articles

The Social Integration of Māori Prisoners’ He Komako: Māori Social Work Review Issue 26 Number 1, 2014

 

Papers and Presentations

2014

‘Justice Reform 2014 -- The Good,  the Bad and the Downright Ugly’.   A presentation at a Criminology Symposium jointly hosted by the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy at AUT & Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) 24th February 2014.

‘The Moral Performance of Criminal Justice in New Zealand’.  A Presentation to U3A, at Timaru on the 3rd March 2014.

Resolving Conflict – Restoring Balance.’ An After Dinner Speech to the Whanganui Restorative City Conference, 28th March 2014.

Walking into the Future Backwards: The Criminal Justice System – Past, Present and Future’.  A Presentation to the Crime, Punishment and Restorative Justice Seminar, Cashmere Presbyterian Church, Christchurch, 23rd May 2014

Changing Fashions in Criminal Justice - Politics, Punitiveness and the Presence of Justice.’  A presentation to the Meadowbank U3A Seminar Series  ‘Beyond the Millennium’ at St Chads Anglican Church, Meadowbank, Auckland on 25 July 2014

 

2013

Doing Restorative Justice in a Retributive Society.’  A Paper to the National Restorative Justice Practitioners Conference, The Widening  Picture of Restorative Practises in Aotearoa’, at the Pullman Hotel, Auckland, on Friday  17th May 2013.

You Have to Face it to Fix It – Fairness in the Criminal Justice System.’ A Presentation to the Human Rights Commission Diversity Forum, ‘A Fair Go for All in Criminal Justice’, Te Papa, Wellington 25 August 2013 

 

2012

Justice Matters” A presentation to a public meeting sponsored by the Third Space Trust, at the Normanby Hotel, Normanby Road, Mt Eden , on Friday 22 February 2012.

‘Restorative Justice: Victims, Violators and Community – The Path to Acceptance.’  A presentation to the International Conference and Workshops of Restorative Justice, Human Rights and Peace Education, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan on 6th March 2012

‘Changing Public Attitudes toward Crime and Justice.’  A presentation to the International Conference and Workshops of Restorative Justice, Human Rights and Peace Education, Law School, Hsuan Chuang University, Hsingchu, Taiwan, 7 March 2012

[with Justice Joe Williams and Judge Carrie Wainwright] ‘When Justice Fails’ –A Workshop.’  -A guided tour  into an  investigation of the law and the role judges played during the colonial period in New Zealand.   Stories  demonstrated the scenario, and described  the prevailing attitudes and the pressures brought to bear on judicial decision-making at the time. An analysis of the Wairarapa Moana report, the role of judicial bias, and  the impact today on those affected by the decision.  A presentation to the Institute for Judicial Studies, Wellington,  22nd and 23rd March 2012.

‘The Success of Māori Focus Units and the Faith Based Unit in New Zealand Prisons’. Presentation to the 10th World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute, Te Papa, Wellington, 13-15 November 2012

‘The Role of Advocacy in Changing Public Attitudes toward Crime and Justice ‘ A presentation to the Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, on 26th November 2012

‘Police, Māori and the Criminal Justice System – Structural Discrimination or Personal Racism?’ A presentation to the Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, on 27th November 2012

 

Monograph Series 2012 - Meeting the Prime Minister’s Crime Reduction Goals

This series of articles provided up to date information about the New Zealand criminal justice system, what is currently happening, and those interventions and responses that are not only likely to reduce crime and re-offending, but are also cost-effective. 

Topic One: Comparing the New Zealand Criminal Justice System with other advanced democracies’. 

Topic Two: Why the Crime Rate Should Fall in the Next Three Years

Topic Three: What Should We Do With Our Prisons?

Topic Four:  ‘The Place of Offender Rehabilitation in a Crime Reduction Strategy’.

Topic Five: How Should We Reintegrate Prisoners?

Topic Six: Māori Over-representation in the Criminal Justice System - Does Structural Discrimination have anything to do with it?’ 

 

2011

Doing Good Justice in Bad Times’, (Wellington: Robson Hanan Trust, 2011.)

Politics and Punitiveness – Limiting the Rush to Punish’  A paper presented at the  Australian & New Zealand  Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL New Zealand) and The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry) Conference ‘The Rising Punitiveness’, 17 – 19 November 2011 Wellington , New Zealand. 

‘Redemption Denied – Aspects of Māori Over-representation in the Criminal Justice System’. A paper presented to the Justice in the RoundConference, University of Waikato, Hamilton. 18- 20 April 2011

‘Prison as Moral and Fiscal Failure’, A paper presented to the Pathways to Reducing Incarceration Conference, Te Papa, Wellington. 26th May 2011

‘How to Turn a Youth Offender into an Adult Criminal’, Waitakere Community Law Seminar, Waitakere, 14th June 2011

‘Māori Over-Representation in NZ Prisons’, NZ Diversity Forum, Human Rights Commission, Hamilton,  22 August 2011

‘Restorative Practise in Prisoner Reintegration’,  5th National Restorative Justice Aotearoa and 3rd Restorative Practises International 2011 Conferences, 23-27 November 2011.

 

2010

‘Caring for People who Get it Wrong’,  Salvation Army Just Action Conference, Manukau City, 29 – 30 September 2010.

Rethinking Justice – or should it be Reimagining?’  Hamilton Winter Lecture Series, Hamilton City Council, 19 August 2010

Acknowledging the Past – Reimagining the Future’ at the Police Māori Leadership Conference ‘Achieving Strategic Excellence in Critical Times’, Pipitea Marae, Wellington, 10th November 2010

‘Perceptions of Community Violence’ A paper presented to the IJS Conference, James Cook Hotel, Wellington, 16 April 2010

‘Moral Performance in the Caring Professions:  the Struggle for Decency’. National Forensic Social Workers Conference,  ‘The Challenge to Change’  Hamilton 25-26 November

Acknowledging the Past – Reimagining the Future’ at the Police Māori Leadership Conference “Achieving Strategic Excellence in Critical Times”, Pipitea Marae, Wellington, 10th November 2010

Restorative Justice or Restorative Practice?’  A paper delivered to the Taranaki Restorative Justice Trust Conference,  March, 2010.

 

2009

The Moral Performance of New Zealand Prisons” paper to the Ethical Foundations of Public Policy’ Conference, Institute of Policy Studies, Pipitea Campus , Rutherford House, VUW, 10 – 11 December 2009.  

‘The Strength of Whānau – Promoting Peace – Doing Justice’, - A paper presented at the Parihaka Peace Festival, Parihaka Pa, 10 January 2009

Reducing Crime or Reducing Victims –Crime as Social Harm” National Victim Support Conference, Wellington. 16-18 October 2009

The Moral Performance of New Zealand Prisons’ at ‘The Ethical Foundations of Public Policy’ Conference, Institute of Policy Studies, 10-11 December 2009

‘Effective Communication:  Community Solutions to Community Problems.’  John Robson Memorial Lecture, Napier, 24 April 2009

 

2008

Politics and Punitiveness – Overcoming the Criminal Justice Dilemma’  Institute of Policy Policy Studies - Election 2008 – Lunchtime Series, 20th October 2008

The Future of Restorative Justice –Control, Co-option or Co-operation?’ Keynote address to the National Restorative Justice Conference, December 2008, Hamilton

“Māori in the Corrections System – In Search of a Māori Paradigm”  Māori Association of Social Science, Te Herenga Waka Marae, Victoria University, 11-13 June 2008

Looking Back – Looking Beyond – Gang Strategies in the Wider Context’, Local Government Forum on Gangs, Brentwood Hotel, Kilbirnie, 19th November, 2008 

 

2007

‘Reducing Re-offending – An External View’, National Corrections Leaders Forum, ASB Stadium, Wellington, 28 May 2007