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Title: Probation Practice with Indigenous and Ethnic Minorities in Ireland
Description: The Department of Criminal Justice presents:
Criminal Justice and Criminology Talks

Probation Practice with Indigenous and Ethnic Minorities in Ireland
Dr. Denis Bracken, University of Manitoba

Criminology has long recognized the issue of culture and ethnic
identity as a potential source of crime and conflict between majority
and minority populations. The presentation will discuss the findings
of a research project with the Irish Probation Service examining
practice issues with members of the Travelling Community and recent
immigrants and asylum seekers in Ireland.

Denis Bracken is a Professor of Social Work at the University of
Manitoba. He holds a BA in Psychology from the College of the Holy
Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, an MA in Criminology from the
University of Toronto, and a PhD in Sociology from the London School
of Economics & Political Science. He has taught social work at
the University of Manitoba since 1979. Professor Bracken has held
visiting posts at DeMontfort University in Leicester, the Glasgow
School of Social Work, Trinity College Dublin and University College
Dublin. He is currently Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Work
responsible for undergraduate and distance education. Previously he
was the Director of the University’s Inner City Social Work program
from 1987 to 1993, and more recently was the Rector of St. Paul’s
College from 2007 to 2012. In 2011 he was appointed to a 3 person
commission to examine overcrowding in Manitoba provincial correctional
Sponsor: The departments of Criminal Justice
When: January 18, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: room 2M70
515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB
Contact: Dr. Kevin Walby
RSVP: na
Category: Lectures

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