Oct 01, 2020
Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment
Posted by Thalia Anthony

Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples identity, culture and postcolonial status Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically analyses how the judiciary have interpreted Indigenous difference Through an analysIndigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples identity, culture and postcolonial status Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically analyses how the judiciary have interpreted Indigenous difference Through an analysis of Indigenous sentencing remarks over a fifty year period in a number of jurisdictions, the book demonstrates how judicial discretion is moulded to dominant white assumptions about Indigeneity More specifically, Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment shows how the increasing demonisation of Indigenous criminality and culture in sentencing has turned earlier gains in the legal recognition of Indigenous peoples on their head The recognition of Indigenous difference is thereby revealed as a pliable concept that is just as likely to remove concessions as it is to grant them Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment suggests that Indigenous justice requires a two way recognition process where Indigenous people and legal systems are afforded greater control in sentencing, dispute resolution and Indigenous healing.

  • Title: Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment
  • Author: Thalia Anthony
  • ISBN: 9781299751996
  • Page: 429
  • Format: ebook
  • Indigenous people much likely to be murdered than Jul , Of murders in , were of Indigenous people % First Nations, Mtis and Inuit account for only % of population A truck drives past a road sign commemorating missing or killed Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment Anthony, Thalia Jun , In short, Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment makes an important contribution to postcolonial criminology by situating the criminalization and punishment of indigenous peoples in the colonial process of nation building, but also in contemporary settler state indigenous relations. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment Kindle edition Jul , More specifically, Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment shows how the increasing demonisation of Indigenous criminality and culture in sentencing has turned earlier gains in the legal recognition of Indigenous peoples on their head The recognition of Indigenous difference is thereby revealed as a pliable concept that is just as likely to remove concessions as it is Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment st Edition Overall, Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment is an engaging multidisciplinary text By weaving together a substantive body of law with criminological understanding, Anthony anchors the role of recognition in the sentencing process in a broader social and historical context.

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