Critical analysis (essay of 1,500 words) of one issue (Aboriginal Criminal Justice) raised in the reflective media journal as below:
Colonization & dispossession
Social disadvantage and exclusion
Direct and indirect discrimination
Institutional and systemic racism
Legal and cultural pluralism
Formal and substantive equality
For this assessment you are required to
ïƒ˜ Select one issue (Aboriginal Criminal Justice) that you have raised in the reflective media journal
ïƒ˜ Write an in-depth critical analysis on the issue you have selected focusing on the Aboriginal / criminal justice perspectives.
ïƒ˜ Consider the ideologies that might be underpinning the manner in which the article is written and the standpoint of the author of the article
ïƒ˜ Present alternate views from another media source (mainstream press examples are: the Sydney Morning Herald, The Telegraph, The Australia; non-mainstream press examples are: Koori Mail, National Indigenous Times, Green Left Weekly)
ïƒ˜ Use literature from the course and other sources to inform your critical analysis.
the list below are the textbook we mainly use, pls use them as ur reference
Blagg,H, 2008, Crime, Aboriginality and the Decolonisation of Justice, Sydney, Hawkins Press.
Cunnen, C, 2001, Conflict, Politics and Crime: Aboriginal Communities and the Police, Sydney, Allen and Unwin
Behrendt, L, Cunneen, C and Libesman, T, 2009, Indigenous Legal relations in Australia, Melbourne, Oxford University Press
Curthoys, A, Genovesr, A and Reilly, A, 2008, Rights and Redemption: History, law and Indigenous People, Sydney, UNSW Press