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Rites of passage : Aboriginal youth, crime and justice / Quentin Beresford, Paul Omaji. (1996)

Authors: Beresford, Quentin, 1954-, Omaji, Paul., Beresford, Quentin, Omaji, Paul
Publisher:South Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press,
  • There are 106 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 106 copies of this specific edition.
  • Beresford, Quentin, 1954-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 200 p. : ill. (graphs) ; 21 cm.
  • Demonstrates the forces which lead to disadvantage, marginalisation and stereotyping of Aboriginal young people, which can predispose them to a life of crime and hostility to society; discusses marginalisation of Aboriginal youth; intervention and other responses to marginalisation.
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Issues
  • 2. `Parents are suffering from being taken away' : Family Life and Juvenile Crime
  • 3. &​#x2018;Schools are not catering for Aboriginal kids' : Education and Aboriginal Youth
  • 4. &​#x2018;Ducking for cover' : Relations Between Police and Aboriginal Youth
  • 5. `Our kids are on a treadmill' : Aboriginal Young People and the Courts
  • 6. `Nothing is happening for Aboriginal kids' : Life on the Margins
  • 7. `Give kids a chance' : Responding to the Marginalisation of Aboriginal Youth
  • Conclusion.
  • More...
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  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p.187-196.
  • Donated by ATSIC Library
  • English
  • 186368137X
Dewey Number:
  • 364.360994
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 11790751
  • 11790751
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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