Indigenous criminology Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri
By: Cunneen, Chris.
Contributor(s): Tauri, Juan.Material type: BookSeries: New Horizons in Criminology.Publisher: Bristol, England : Policy Press, 2017Description: viii, 206 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781447321767.Subject(s): INDIGENOUS PEOPLES | COLONISATION | CRIMINOLOGY | JUSTICE | SENTENCING | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | AUSTRALIA | CANADA | NEW ZEALAND | UNITED STATESDDC classification: 364.34 CUN
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Includes biblographical references and index.
Preface ~ Andrew Millie -- Introduction -- Towards an Indigenous Criminology -- Understanding the Impact of Colonialism --
Policing, Indigenous Peoples and Social Order -- Indigenous Women and Settler Colonial Crime Control -- Reconceptualising Sentencing and Punishment from an Indigenous Perspective --
Indigenous Peoples and the Globalisation of Crime Control --
Critical Issues in the Development of an Indigenous Criminology
"Indigenous Criminology is the first book to explore indigenous peoples’ contact with criminal justice systems comprehensively in a contemporary and historical context. Drawing on comparative indigenous material from North America, Australia, and New Zealand, it both addresses the theoretical underpinnings of a specific indigenous criminology and explores this concept’s broader policy and practice implications for criminal justice at large. Leading criminologists specializing in indigenous peoples, Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri argue for the importance of indigenous knowledge and methodologies in shaping this field and suggest that the concept of colonialism is fundamental to understanding contemporary problems of criminology, such as deaths in custody, high imprisonment rates, police brutality, and the high levels of violence in some indigenous communities. Prioritizing the voices of indigenous peoples, this book will make a significant and lasting contribution to the decolonizing of criminology." (From the publisher). Record #5889