The Resource Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour : a study of a remote community, by Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice

Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour : a study of a remote community, by Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice

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Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour : a study of a remote community
Title
Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour
Title remainder
a study of a remote community
Statement of responsibility
by Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Socio-cultural and historical overview of Pitjantjatjara people at Yalata Community looking at living conditions, economics, transport, housing and daily existence; detailed study of adolescent offenders embracing psychological, social, cultural, economic and political factors; analysis of the nature of offences, their precedents and antecedents, the characteristics of offenders and the exchanges that take place between offender, police, welfare agents and Court; includes brief appendix on customary law
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Brady, Maggie
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Criminology Research Council (Australia)
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  • Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour : a study of a remote community, by Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice
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Publication
Note
A report prepared for the Criminology Research Council of the Australian Institute of Criminology
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p. 181-188
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Background and methods : General background -- Research objectives -- Methods -- 3. The setting : Origins -- Contact with European law -- The move south -- Yalata Aborigines and whites -- Summary -- 4. The data base : Sources -- On criminal statistics -- Subjects -- Data and results -- 5. Characteristics of the offenders : Offenders vs. non-offenders -- Frequent offenders vs. occusional offenders -- Sex differences -- Deviant offenders -- Categories of offenders -- 6. Characteristics of the offending Acts : Categories of offences -- Illegal use of moto vehicles -- Some incidents and a case study -- Targets -- Stolen goods and explanations -- Times and spaces -- Unreported offences -- 7. After the Act : Overview of events -- Discovery -- Reporting -- The police -- Arrests vs summonses -- Children's aid panels -- Appearance at court -- Roles : A.L.R.M and D.C.W. -- Magistrates -- Penalties -- Community-based punishments -- Summary -- Conclusion -- Appendix : Aboriginal customary law
Control code
M0028486
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 and 3 donated by Colin Tatz
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
0041919
Label
Aboriginal adolescent offending behaviour : a study of a remote community, by Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice
Publication
Note
A report prepared for the Criminology Research Council of the Australian Institute of Criminology
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p. 181-188
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Background and methods : General background -- Research objectives -- Methods -- 3. The setting : Origins -- Contact with European law -- The move south -- Yalata Aborigines and whites -- Summary -- 4. The data base : Sources -- On criminal statistics -- Subjects -- Data and results -- 5. Characteristics of the offenders : Offenders vs. non-offenders -- Frequent offenders vs. occusional offenders -- Sex differences -- Deviant offenders -- Categories of offenders -- 6. Characteristics of the offending Acts : Categories of offences -- Illegal use of moto vehicles -- Some incidents and a case study -- Targets -- Stolen goods and explanations -- Times and spaces -- Unreported offences -- 7. After the Act : Overview of events -- Discovery -- Reporting -- The police -- Arrests vs summonses -- Children's aid panels -- Appearance at court -- Roles : A.L.R.M and D.C.W. -- Magistrates -- Penalties -- Community-based punishments -- Summary -- Conclusion -- Appendix : Aboriginal customary law
Control code
M0028486
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 and 3 donated by Colin Tatz
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
0041919

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