Native Americans and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1

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Overview

Native Americans and the Criminal Justice System offers a comprehensive approach to explaining the causes, effects, and solutions for the presence and plight of Native Americans in the criminal justice system. Contributions from scholars and experts in Native American issues examine the ways in which society's response to Native Americans is often socially constructed. The contributors work to dispel the myths surrounding the crimes committed by Native Americans and blanket assertions about the role of criminal justice agencies that interact with Native Americans. In doing so, the contributors emphasize the historical, social, and cultural roots of Anglo-European conflicts with Native peoples and how they are manifested in the criminal justice system. Selected chapters also consider the global and cross-national ramifications of Native Americans and crime. This book systematically analyzes the broad nature of the subject area, including unique and emerging problems, theoretical issues, and policy implications.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594511806
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Ian Ross is an Associate Professor, Division of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Social Policy, and a Fellow of the Center for International and Comparative Law, University of Baltimore.

Larry Gould is a Full Professor of Criminal Justice and Associate Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University.

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Table of Contents

1 Native Americans, criminal justice, criminological theory, and policy development 3
2 Navajo criminal justice : a jungian perspective 17
3 Criminalizing culture : an anthropologist looks at native Americans and the U.S. legal system 35
4 Justice as phoenix : traditional indigenous law, restorative justice, and the collapse of the state 51
5 The link between environmental policy and the colonization process and its effects on American Indian involvement in crime, law, and society 67
6 Alcoholism, colonialism, and crime 87
7 Examining the interpretation and application of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 103
8 Law enforcement and the American Indian : challenges and obstacles to effective law enforcement 117
9 Policing Native Americans off the Rez 117
10 Imprisonment and American Indian medicine ways : a comparative analysis of conflicting cultural beliefs, values, and practices 143
11 Criminalization of the treaty right to fish : response of the great lakes Chippewa 161
12 Indian gaming and the American Indian criminal justice system 179
13 Research on juvenile delinquency in Indian communities : resisting generalization 187
14 Recent trends in community-based strategies for dealing with juvenile crime in the Navajo nation 197
15 Scattered like the reindeer : Alaska natives and the loss of autonomy 217
16 Integrating the past, present, and future 237
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