Aboriginal justice programs in Western Australia
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Aboriginal justice programs in Western Australia by Meredith Wilkie

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Published by Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia in Nedlands, Western Australia .
Written in English


  • Australian aborigines -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Crime.,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Australia -- Western Australia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMeredith Wilkie.
SeriesResearch report -- no. 5, Research report (University of Western Australia. Crime Research Centre) -- no. 5
ContributionsUniversity of Western Australia. Crime Research Centre.
LC ClassificationsHV9960.A8 W55 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18749083M
ISBN 100864221304

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