Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system

"In 1957, the Aboriginal Welfare Board (the authority in charge of the Aboriginal population in the State of New South Wales) questioned the soundness of one section of the Aboriginal Protection Act (APA, 1909-43) it administered. It therefore it launched a major survey in order to obtain the v...

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Autor Principal: Bosa B.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: 2007
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24194
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spelling ir-10336-241942020-06-03T22:15:17Z Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system Victimes ou criminels? Transformation des modes d'interprétation de la sur-représentation des Aborigènes dans le système de justice pénal Bosa B. Victims criminals interpretations over-representation aborigines justice-system "In 1957, the Aboriginal Welfare Board (the authority in charge of the Aboriginal population in the State of New South Wales) questioned the soundness of one section of the Aboriginal Protection Act (APA, 1909-43) it administered. It therefore it launched a major survey in order to obtain the view on the question of all those «closely associated with aboriginal welfare and conduct», and in particular the members of the police. The Board did not just ask the police to state their opinion on the issue, but also to provide some figures about the Aboriginal population in their Patrol. The article analyses the construction of those figures, and it attempts to show how new interpretations emerged during the 1960s, especially through the rise of the political movement in favour of Aboriginal Rights." 2007 2020-05-26T00:09:58Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 09821783 19577745 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24194 spa info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
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language Español (Spanish)
topic Victims
criminals
interpretations
over-representation
aborigines
justice-system
spellingShingle Victims
criminals
interpretations
over-representation
aborigines
justice-system
Bosa B.
Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
description "In 1957, the Aboriginal Welfare Board (the authority in charge of the Aboriginal population in the State of New South Wales) questioned the soundness of one section of the Aboriginal Protection Act (APA, 1909-43) it administered. It therefore it launched a major survey in order to obtain the view on the question of all those «closely associated with aboriginal welfare and conduct», and in particular the members of the police. The Board did not just ask the police to state their opinion on the issue, but also to provide some figures about the Aboriginal population in their Patrol. The article analyses the construction of those figures, and it attempts to show how new interpretations emerged during the 1960s, especially through the rise of the political movement in favour of Aboriginal Rights."
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title Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
title_short Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
title_full Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
title_fullStr Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
title_full_unstemmed Victims or criminals? Shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
title_sort victims or criminals? shifting interpretations of the over-representation of aborigines in the criminal justice system
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