Indigenous criminology

Cunneen, Chris, and Tauri, Juan (2017) Indigenous criminology. In: Brisman, Avi, Carrabine, Eamonn, and South, Nigel, (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 306-310.

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[Extract] After centuries of colonization, indigenous peoples in the settler-colonial states - including Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA - still experience profound socio-economic disadvantage and political marginalization. Nowhere is the impact of colonialism more obvious than with Indigenous peoples' encounters with criminal justice, which are typically characterized by high rates of victimization, arrest, conviction and imprisonment. While the significant over-representation of Indigenous peoples in settler-colonial systems of crime control is acknowledged by both policymakers and mainstream criminologists and has resulted in significant research and policy recognition, overall the situation has worsened in recent decades.

Item ID: 52053
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-138-81900-9
Date Deposited: 01 May 2018 00:52
FoR Codes: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law @ 40%
18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society @ 60%
SEO Codes: 94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940403 Criminal Justice @ 80%
94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified @ 20%
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