Physical description

[ii], 67 p. ; bib.; notes; 30 cm.


Analysis of dispossession and marginalization as a socio-political construction of Aboriginal crime, particularly summary offences; Relations with police and role of ALS; alcohol and crime; role of customary law.<br/><br/>"The object of my research was to discover whether Australian Aborigines were being arrested, convicted and imprisoned at a rate, vis a vis whites, that was statistically significant, and if so, whether there were any discernable causes for this involvement in the criminal system." A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge.