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Author Anthony, Thalia, author

Title Indigenous people, crime and punishment / Thalia Anthony
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013
Oxon : Routledge, 2013


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Description xxiii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Series A GlassHouse book
GlassHouse book.
Contents 1.Introduction to Indigenous representations in criminal sentencing -- 2.Historicizing colonial and postcolonial Indigenous crime and punishment -- 3.Decolonizing Indigenous crime statistics -- 4.Sentencing away culture and customary marriage -- 5.Traditional punishment in the new punitiveness -- 6.Sentencing anxieties over ̀degenerates, drunks and criminals' -- 7.Sentencing Indigenous rioters as if the racism never occurred -- 8.Conclusion: transforming Indigenous recognition
Summary Indigenous people, crime and punishment examines criminal sentencing courts' changing characterizations of Indigenous peoples' identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically analyzes how the judiciary have interpreted Indigenous difference
Analysis Aboriginal crime
Aboriginal culture
Aboriginal justice
Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
Cases (Law)
Criminal justice
Criminal procedure
Legal standing
Notes "a GlassHouse book"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Boney, Lloyd, 1958-1987
Doomadgee, Mulrunji, 1968-2004
Fernando, Stanley
Kriewaldt, Martin, 1900-1960
Aboriginal Australians -- Criminal justice system.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Australia.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New Zealand.
Jurisprudence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Prison sentences -- Australia -- Statistics.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Australia -- History.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Australia.
Genre/Form Statistics.
LC no. 2013427619
ISBN 9780415668446
Other Titles Indigenous people, crime & punishment