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The Resource Indigenous crime and settler law : white sovereignty after empire, Heather Douglas and Mark Finnane

Indigenous crime and settler law : white sovereignty after empire, Heather Douglas and Mark Finnane

Label
Indigenous crime and settler law : white sovereignty after empire
Title
Indigenous crime and settler law
Title remainder
white sovereignty after empire
Statement of responsibility
Heather Douglas and Mark Finnane
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1994-
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Douglas, Heather
Dewey number
342.940872
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Finnane, Mark
Series statement
Palgrave Macmillan socio-legal studies
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  • Moore, George Fletcher
  • Murrell, Jack Congo
  • Wongacurra
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Jurisdiction
  • Customary law
Label
Indigenous crime and settler law : white sovereignty after empire, Heather Douglas and Mark Finnane
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.222-246
Contents
'Troublesome friends and dangerous enemies': White and black; Custom and jurisdiction; `Their private broils' ; Towards intervention; Conclusion -- .Amenable to the law: Contesting jurisdiction; Consolidating jurisdiction; Transforming the subjects of law; Witnessing; Remnants of jurisdiction -- The exercise of jurisdiction : Aboriginal suspects and witnesses - the logistics of justice; Protection, security and the control of settler violence; The meaning of `custom'; Conclusion -- A Question of custom: The ordeal of Wongacurra; Anthropology and government; The limits of intervention; The opacity of custom; The failure of institutional innovation; Absentee justice? -- Equality before the law: Assimilation: the law is settled: Patrol officers: failing to charge; Criminal responsibility; Sentencing; Aboriginal people between two worlds; Critical shifts -- Towards formal recognition: Contesting sovereignty; The ambivalence towards formal recognition; Recognition in the courts; Criminal responsibility; Procedural matters; Evidence of custom; Bail and sentencing: considering `the Aboriginal way'; The effects of recognition in the courts; Conclusion -- Benign pessimism': a national emergency: The refusal of formal recognition; Multiculturalism and the Racial Discrimination Act; Women, harm, legal protection and human rights; Violence and its relationship to colonization; The Intervention; And still the possibility of continued recognition -- Conclusion: sovereignties
Control code
000050017693
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 260 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780230316508
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)788290521
Label
Indigenous crime and settler law : white sovereignty after empire, Heather Douglas and Mark Finnane
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.222-246
Contents
'Troublesome friends and dangerous enemies': White and black; Custom and jurisdiction; `Their private broils' ; Towards intervention; Conclusion -- .Amenable to the law: Contesting jurisdiction; Consolidating jurisdiction; Transforming the subjects of law; Witnessing; Remnants of jurisdiction -- The exercise of jurisdiction : Aboriginal suspects and witnesses - the logistics of justice; Protection, security and the control of settler violence; The meaning of `custom'; Conclusion -- A Question of custom: The ordeal of Wongacurra; Anthropology and government; The limits of intervention; The opacity of custom; The failure of institutional innovation; Absentee justice? -- Equality before the law: Assimilation: the law is settled: Patrol officers: failing to charge; Criminal responsibility; Sentencing; Aboriginal people between two worlds; Critical shifts -- Towards formal recognition: Contesting sovereignty; The ambivalence towards formal recognition; Recognition in the courts; Criminal responsibility; Procedural matters; Evidence of custom; Bail and sentencing: considering `the Aboriginal way'; The effects of recognition in the courts; Conclusion -- Benign pessimism': a national emergency: The refusal of formal recognition; Multiculturalism and the Racial Discrimination Act; Women, harm, legal protection and human rights; Violence and its relationship to colonization; The Intervention; And still the possibility of continued recognition -- Conclusion: sovereignties
Control code
000050017693
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 260 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780230316508
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)788290521

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