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COUSINS IN CRIME: Mobility, Place and Belonging in Indigenous Youth Co-Offending

Goldsmith, Andrew; Halsey, Mark


This paper examines serious repeat offending among a cohort of young Indigenous Australians dubbed the 'Gang of 49'. Drawing chiefly on interviews, we explore the importance of mobility, place, belonging and alcohol in shaping the resilience and notoriety of this group over the past decade. We consider the broader significance of ethnic and familial ties in offenders' lives, and explicate the complex ways in which these ties contribute overwhelmingly to offender convergence for the commission...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azt039


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