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Aboriginal youth and the criminal justice system

Fay Gale

Aboriginal youth and the criminal justice system

the injustice of justice?

by Fay Gale

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Criminal justice system,
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-150) and index.

    StatementFay Gale, Rebecca Bailey-Harris, Joy Wundersitz.
    ContributionsBailey-Harris, Rebecca J., Wundersitz, Joy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN665 .G34 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2203363M
    ISBN 100521374642
    LC Control Number89025157

      Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system similar to that of the adult criminal justice system in many ways—processes include arrest, detainment, petitions, hearings, adjudications, dispositions, placement, probation, and reentry—the juvenile justice process operates according to. Aboriginal youth. This paper suggests two main reasons for this over-representation. Firstly, it argues the justice system has discriminated against Aboriginal youth and secondly that diversionary and 'treatment' programs have failed to identify and hence adapt to the specific needs of Aboriginal .

    JustFacts Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system. PDF Version. May Research and Statistics Division. Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada's criminal justice system as both victims and as people accused or convicted of crime.   Children in the Dock was an investigation into the youth justice system in England and Wales that involved the Guardian’s Manchester team spending a .

      Healey’s research is a vital piece of work on decolonising a criminal justice system in which the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island population account for 27% of Australia’s prisoners. Youth Justice. A tenfold over-representation of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people in the criminal justice system shows that Australia is failing vulnerable children, and raising the age of criminal responsibility and culturally-specific responses should be among the solutions to address the issue, says Jesuit Social Services.


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Aboriginal youth and the criminal justice system by Fay Gale Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System focuses on South Australia, where detailed statistics are available, in a sophisticated analysis of the exact nature of the discrimination experienced by young by: Dealing with Young Offenders.

By John Seymour. (Sydney: The Law Book Company, pp. No price given.) Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System. By Fay Gale, Rebecca Bailey Harris, and Joy Wundersitz. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. £) Aboriginal youth and the criminal justice system book Space of Their Own: Young People and Social Control in Australia.

Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System focuses on South Australia, where detailed statistics are available, in a sophisticated analysis of the exact nature of the discrimination experienced by young Aborigines.

attempt at reforming the youth justice regime with Bill C-7, the Youth Criminal Justice Act Interestingly, although the Act contained general declarations of principle regarding restraint in the use of incarceration and mentioned the needs of Aboriginal youth, the equivalent section to s.

Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System: The Injustice of Justice. Appears In. University of Western Australia Law Review, v, no.n1, June, p (ISSN: ) Author.

McIntyre, Greg Published. University of Western Australia (Australia), June Physical Description. Book Review Magazine/ Journal article Subjects. Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System focuses on South Australia, where detailed statistics are available, in a sophisticated analysis of the exact nature of.

In response to request from Aboriginal community leaders this study examines involvement of Aboriginal youth in criminal justice process in South Australia; presents statistics for types of offence, number of offences, prior offending records, geographical variations for types of offence in metropolitan, rural, remote areas; gives socio-economic profile of offenders; discusses Aboriginal/police relations.

Book Description "Crossover" Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems explores the outcomes faced by the group of children who experience involvement with both child protection and youth justice systems across several countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.

Situated against a backdrop of international evidence. Aboriginal youth are charting a new course in relations between the justice system and the communities in which they live.

Inthe Feathers of Hope First Nations youth forum released their report, Justice and Juries—A First Nations Youth Action Plan for it they shared a vision of justice that was respectful of their culture and traditions.

1st Edition Published on Decem by Routledge This book reflects multidisciplinary and cross-jurisdictional analysis of issues surrounding Fetal Alcoh Decolonising Justice for Aboriginal youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Books Skip to main content Free Standard Shipping.

Aboriginal people are massively over- represented in the criminal justice system. They are among the most imprisoned people in the world. The rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal people continues to rise, increasing by 52 per cent in the last decade.

Aboriginal prisoners comprised 27 per cent of the prison population last year. Figures from the Justice Department paint a dark picture of the state of Indigenous incarceration, with aboriginal youth seriously overrepresented in the criminal justice system.

Aboriginal unemployment is 14 per cent, more than double the non-Aboriginal rate and even higher among the Aboriginal youth population.

Mental health Poor mental health is associated with a greater risk of criminal justice system involvement. The Australian criminal justice system The criminal justice system is a system of laws and rulings which protect community members and their property determines which events causing injury or offence to community members, are criminal.

Criminal offenders may be punished through the law by fines, imprisonment and/or community service. Dr. Carl Suddler, an assistant professor of history at Emory University, puts the intersection of race, gender, youth and incarceration under a searing spotlight in his new book, Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York.

Chris Cunneen is Associate Professor in Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology, Sydney University Law School. He has published widely on. Aboriginal youth and the criminal justice system: the injustice of justice.

/ Fay Gale, Rebecca Bailey Harris, Joy Wundersitz. Format Book Published Cambridge [England] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, Description p.

; 23 cm. Other contributors Bailey-Harris, Rebecca J. Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System focuses on South Australia, where detailed statistics are available, in a sophisticated analysis of the exact nature of the discrimination experienced by young Aborigines.2/5(1).

Chris Cunneen is Associate Professor in Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology, Sydney University Law School. He has published widely on Aboriginal people and the criminal justice system, and is the co-author of Indigenous People and the Law in Australia () and Juvenile Justice: An Australian Perspective ().

This book provides an excellent exploration of the complex interactions between the Indigenous people and the state through a critique of the criminal justice system.

Blagg argues that the criminal justice response tends to frame the ‘Aboriginal problem’ as essentially a problem of order. According to. Dr. Mark HarrisAssociate Professor Dr Mark Harris is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice.

His research focuses on Indigenous rights in relation to cultural heritage, land claims, the stolen generations, intellectual property and criminal justice issues.

He has worked as a lawyer giving advice on native title claims for the Wurundjeri, Gunai.The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA; French: Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents) (the Act) is a Canadian statute, which came into effect on April 1, It covers the prosecution of youths for criminal Act replaced the Young Offenders Act, which itself was a replacement for the Juvenile Delinquents Act.

Indigenous Australians And The Criminal Justice System Andrew Bushnell 15 September PUBLICATIONS, Research Papers, IPA TODAY, RESEARCH AREAS, Criminal Justice This paper provides an overview of national statistics pertaining to the high level of incarceration of Indigenous Australians and the socioeconomic background to that phenomenon.