CRI205H1 Lecture 11: Introduction to Criminology Lecture 10

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University of Toronto St. George
Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies
Dr.Reza Barmaki

Introduction to Criminology Lecture 10 • CHAPTER 2: ARTICLE: • Aboriginal Peoples of Canada and Victimization: why is aboriginal incarceration so high? Article deals with socioeconomic status, you are very likely to end up in a criminal lifestyle. • Aboriginal scholarship is relatively young in Canada, because they were a population that was ignored • Aboriginal way of life was ruined by European colonization. Explanation is a cultural motive. • Decolonization of aboriginal culture getting rid of European consequences , decolonization theory recovering aboriginal culture and way of life. • Alcohol and aboriginals more likely to be alcoholics, leading to prohibition in Nova Scotia and those who sells alcohol illegally for higher prices. Specifically, the Inuit population, Inuit were intimated by white people. • So much trauma people have inflicted upon themselves due to the alienation they have felt- aboriginals also committing suicide, intense fear of abandonment. • The article will help make sense of aboriginal trauma, and some provinces that landed them in jail and ultimately proposes a new method of recovery and healing (poetry) and simple explanations of crime. • Correctional facilities are a part of the CJS system and it focuses on intimate code, psychology of punishment this part of the CJS is often unknown. • The LAW: - Common law characteristic of places where there is no government, where by tradition people form own laws, that which has been there by tradition - Lower court must pay attention to higher court, there exists a hierarchy. - Canadian law combination of statute law and common law - Constitution law to tell Canadian government what their power is and what their duties are. What are
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