Patterns of Crime in Arctic Communities

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, women, Inuit, justice, crime prevention

Principal Investigator: Wachowich, Nancy (2)
Licence Number: 11103
Organization: University of Western Ontario
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To investigate patterns of crime in Arctic communities and the role the Northern Justice system in defining and managing these crimes;

Project Description: The Researcher will investigate patterns of crime in Arctic communities and the role the Northern Justice system plays in defining and managing these crimes. The research will be focused primarily on incidents involving Inuit women. Methodology will include reading public documents, interviewing people working in the system, tracing current cases in court, conversing with people within organized community aid programs.