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A review of research on criminal victimization and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples, 1990 to 2001 : Revue de la recherche sur la victimisation criminelle et les membres des Premières nations, les Métis et les Inuits, 1990 à 2001

2006

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The impact of Aboriginal alternative justice processes in meeting the needs of victims and their ability to reduce the rate of victimization needs to be assessed. [...] These studies report on the unfair and oppressive nature of the existing system because of cultural differences and the impact of colonization on the over-representation of Aboriginal offenders.2. [...] The “Terms of Reference for Development of a Multi-Year Research Agenda for Victims Issues among First Nations, Métis and Inuit Populations” sets out the following background for this literature review: During the 1990s, victims of crime and their advocates became more vocal in their call to enhance the role of victims of crime in the criminal justice system, and to achieve more of a balance betwe [...] The importance of examining the issue of victimization from the perspectives of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples is critical, as the historical explanation for victimization of Aboriginal people in Canada is different from other citizens and members of Canadian society. [...] The far-reaching impacts of colonization have been articulated well by Brown in her report to RCAP: Additionally, the relationship to the land is central to the Aboriginal worldview, and this relationship informs various aspects of cultural expression that constitute the fabric of Aboriginal society.

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indians of north america indigenous peoples victims of crimes

Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-104)
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CaOOCEL
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
362.8/8/0971
Dewey Decimal Edition Number
21
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Cover title
Janaury 2006
rr06vic-1e
Issued as part of the desLibris documents collection
LCCN
HV6250.3.C2
LCCN Item number
C427 2006eb
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CaBNVSL
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CaBNVSL
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (vi, 106 p.)
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CaOOCEL
System Control Number
(CaBNVSL)gtp00523287
(OCoLC)246906202
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title proper/short title
Revue de la recherche sur la victimisation criminelle et les membres des Premières nations, les Métis et les Inuits, 1990 à 2001
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CaBNVSL

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