Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

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In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand's population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the figure is 60%. These statistics have, moreover, remained more or less the same for at least the past thirty years. With New Zealand as its focus, this book explores how the fact that Indigenous peoples are more likely than any ...

Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice 2018, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780815375524

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