Half Title Page.
Introduction to American Indians at Risk.
1: Crime, Criminal Justice, and Violence.
2: Introduction to Crime, Criminal Justice, and Violence in American Indian Communities.
3: American Indian Gangs.
4: Corruption on Indian Reservations.
5: Criminal Victimization of Native Americans.
6: Criminal Violence in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.
7: The Current State of Indian Country Corrections in the United States.
8: Hate Crimes against Native Americans: Contexts and Consequences1.
9: Policing Indian Country: Law Enforcement on Reservations.
10: Native Youth Delinquency.
11: Selected Bibliography.
13: Introduction to Culture in American Indian Communities.
14: Indigenous Peoples and the Borders on the North American Continent.
15: Language Loss and Language Revitalization in American Indian Communities.
16: Contemporary Issues in Native American Religion.
17: Representing Native Americans in Sports.
18: Selected Bibliography.
20: Introduction to the Family in American Indian Communities.
21: Child Maltreatment in Indian Country.
22: Indian Children at Risk of Child Sexual Abuse: Historical and Contemporary Themes.
23: Native Americans and Domestic Violence.
24: Native Elders.
25: Selected Bibliography.
27: Introduction to Health in American Indian Communities.
28: “The Sore That Does Not Heal”: Native Americans and Cancer.
29: “Closing the Gap”: The Diabetes Mellitus Epidemic among American Indians and Alaskan Natives.
30: Health Transitions, Health Care, and Health Inequities among American Indians and Alaskan Natives.
2: American Indian and Alaskan Native Mental Health Issues.
3: Native Americans and the Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs.
4: Native Americans, Environmental Harms, and Justice.
5: Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity in American Indians and Alaska Native Children and Families.
6: The Status of HIV/AIDS, Risk Behaviors, Prevention, and Intervention among U.S. American Indian and Alaska Native Populations.
7: Wiping the Tears of American Indian and Alaska Native Youth: Suicide Risk and Prevention.
8: Selected Bibliography.
9: Work and Society.
10: Introduction to Work and Society in American Indian Communities.
11: Contemporary Social Pressures Facing American Indians.
12: Housing Pressures Facing American Indians.
13: Improving American Indian Education through Best Practices.
14: Native American Employment and Unemployment Issues.
15: “Rationally Designed to Further Indian Self-Government”: American Indians and Affirmative Action.
16: Gambling: A Blessing and a Curse.
17: Time for a New Paradigm for American Indian Policy and Law?.
18: Selected Bibliography.
Crime and Criminal Justice.
Work and Society.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.