Source: (1992) Canadian Journal of Criminology 34(3-4):281-521.

A special issue of the journal is devoted to Aboriginal crime and justice, primarily in Canada which use Braithwaite's (1989) "Crime, Shame and Reintegration" as an explanatory framework. Articles include customary law among aboriginal groups in British Columbia; crime control in 3 Ontario Nishnawbe-Aski Nation communities; dominant and dominated cultures of native villages in Alaska; the role of police on 25 reserves in Quebec; homicide trends among Aboriginals and other Canadians; Aboriginal female suicides in custody; the dimensions of "owning" crime and disorder in the east James Bay Cree communities of Quebec; the juvenile court system in 22 Manitoba communities; factors influencing native policing arrangements; critiques the theory of invention of tradition, with the People of the Longhouse of the Kahnawake Mohawk Nation; the issue of community participation in socio-legal control within the Inuit of the Northwest Territories; and the characteristics of Aboriginal recidivist. Lastly, Scott Clark attempts to tie together the underlying themes of this special issue.