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Arresting Incarceration free pdf Despite sweeping reforms by the Keating government following the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the rate of Indigenous imprisonment has soared. What has gone wrong? In Arresting incarceration, Dr Don Weatherburn charts the events that led to royal Commission. He also argues that past efforts to reduce the number of Aboriginal Australians in prison have failed to adequately address the underlying causes of Indigenous involvement in violent crime- namely drug and alcohol abuse, child neglect and abuse, poor school performance and unemployment.

About Don Weatherburn

In 1988 Don Weatherburn took up the position of Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and research: a position he has held ever since. He was awarded a Public Service medal in January 1998 and made a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2006. Dr Weatherburn is the author of two books and more than 180 articles, book chapters and reports on crime and criminal justice.

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Author : Don Weatherburn
Publisher : Aboriginal Studies Press
Data Published : 03 February 2014
ISBN : 1922059552
EAN : 9781922059550
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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