Professor Tracey McIntosh - Decarceration: Māori perspectives.
Tracey is of Tūhoe descent and is a Professor of Indigenous Studies and Co-Head of Te Wānanga o Waipapa (School of Māori Studies and Pacific Studies) at the University of Auckland. She previously taught in the sociology and criminology programme at the University of Auckland.
She was the former Co-Director of New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence. Her recent research focused on incarceration (particularly of Māori and Indigenous peoples), gang whānau issues and issues pertaining to poverty, inequality and social justice.
She is currently a member of Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora - the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group.
This is the second of a five part lecture and discussion series that looks at alternatives to the punitive and costly strategy of incarceration in use in New Zealand today.