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Predictors of Indigenous arrest: An exploratory study

Weatherburn, Don; Snowball, Lucy; Hunter, Boyd


The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody attributed Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system to Indigenous disadvantage. Others have attributed it to alcohol abuse and substance use and/or passive welfare dependence. To date, however, there has been little rigorous empirical research into the factors that distinguish Indigenous Australians who come into contact with the criminal justice system from those who do not. The study reported here uses the 2002...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1375/acri.41.2.307


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