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Dancing with a Ghost Exploring Indian Reality (reissue)

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ISBN-10: 0143054260

ISBN-13: 9780143054269

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rupert Ross

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As a Crown Attorney working with First Nations in remote northwestern Ontario, Rupert Ross learned that he was routinely misinterpreting the behaviour of Aboriginal victims, witnesses, and offenders, both in and out of court. He discovered that he regularly drew wrong conclusions when he encountered witnesses who wouldn't make eye contact, victims who wouldn't testify in the presence of the accused, and parents who showed great reluctance to interfere in their children's offending behaviour. With the assistance of Aboriginal teachers, he began to see that behind such behaviour lay a complex web of coherent cultural commandments that he had never suspected, much less understood.As his…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Publication date: 1/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English