Crime in Arctic Communities

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, justice, crime prevention

Principal Investigator: Wachowich, Nancy (2)
Licence Number: 12224
Organization: University of Western Ontario, Department of Anthropology
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To look at patterns of crime in Arctic communities; to talk to the people of the community about the ways in which these crimes could be most effectively managed.

Project Description: The researcher will look at sexual assault and break and enters. Specific cases will be traced through the court system and native people of the community will be interviewed as to their reactions and proposed resolutions of these two crimes.