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Perceptions of Justice

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Kayleen M. HazlehurstFaculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

ISBN13: 9781859720790
ISBN: 185972079X
Published: January 1996
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



An analysis of how justice works for indigenous peoples in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It looks at issues of race, gender, social health and cross-cultural criminality. Attempts to ""strike a balance"" in British Columbia, and a local police ""good community"" initiative are included.

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Contents:
Introduction - post-colonial governance, the maturing contract, Kayleen M. Hazlehurst; Aboriginal justice reform in Canada - alternatives to state control, Luke McNamara; systematic discrimination, Aboriginal people, and the miscarraige of justice in Canada, Shirley McMullen and C.H.S. Jayewardene; moral panic and juvenile justice in Queensland - the emergent context of the Juvenile Justice Act 1992, Richard Hil; indigenous women and criminal justice - some comments on the Australian situation, Chris Cunneen and Kate Kerley; race, gender and the sentencing process in a New Zealand District Court, Heather Deane; ""Striking a balance"" - lessons from problem-oriented policing in British Columbia, Gregory Saville and D. Kim Rossmo; achieving the ""good community"" - a local police initiative and its wider ramifications, D.B. Moore and J.M. McDonald; native policing in Canada - a critical inquiry, Tonio Sadik; urban policing and Aboriginal social health - research and action, Graham Brice; retrieving the ""decent society"" - law and order politics in New Zealand 1984-1993, Paul Havemann and Joan Havemann; towards a cross-cultural theory of Aboriginal criminality, Russell Smandych et al.