Research

ELFUM

During the last twelve years in the Austrian prison system a sometimes considerable prison overcrowding was to be observed. Above all this affects the inmates, but also prison staff. Considering these…


MOMA

Compared to the penitentiary system, little is known about the conditions in Austrian police detention centres (administrative detention, detention pending deportation). However, police detention faces…


Deradicalisation in Austrian Prisons

In February 2016, the Ministry of Justice initiated several measures to fight radicalisation in prison. Security issues, educational measures, and measures concerning prisoners’ support and care were agreed…


E-YOUTH works

Adolescents are particularly vulnerable when it comes to extremist propaganda spread via the internet and the New Media. This is because young people on the one hand are more susceptible to radical positions…


Menschen mit Behinderung in der Wr. Psychiatrie von der Nachkriegszeit bis in die 1980er Jahre

Den Ausgangspunkt für die Erforschung der beiden stationären Einrichtungen bilden die aktuellen Vorwürfe in Bezug auf pflegerisch-betreuerische Missstände sowie menschenunwürdige Zustände bzw. ebensolche…