Alfred Deakin Institute
The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is a leading humanities and social sciences research institute based at Deakin University, Australia. Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the imp

Research Reports

We believe that knowledge should be shared both widely and freely, which is why we strive to make our resources publicly available when possible.

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The Consumer Spyware Industry: An Australian-based analysis of the threats of consumer spyware

Invasive tools of surveillance known as ‘spyware’ are readily available to general consumers and can be used for many abusive and malicious purposes. This report on the findings of research into the consumer spyware industry unpacks the threats that exist from commercially available spyware. Incorporating market analysis, technical analysis, and legal analysis, the threat of spyware is outlined, with particular focus placed on its implications for family and domestic violence.

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The Roles of Women in Supporting and Opposing Violent Extremism: Understanding Gender and Terrorism in Contemporary Australia

This project set out to explore the issue of what roles are being played by Australian women who radicalise to violence or who oppose violent extremism.

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