Sullivan, Katherine Maree
Aboriginal people are over represented in prison in Australia, being 13 times more
likely to be incarcerated than non-Indigenous people. Repeat offenders make up a
high proportion of the Aboriginal prison population, yet most repeat offenders
eventually cease offending or desist from crime. Why do they stop? The process of
desistance is complex, non-linear and varies between individuals. North American
and British studies report the role of structure and, more latterly, cognition...[Show more]
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