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Childhood and society in Western Australia / edited by Penelope Hetherington
Bib ID 1840804
Format BookBook
Description Nedlands, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press with Centre for Western Australian History, the University of Western Australia, 1988 
viii, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0855642815 (paperback)
Summary

Thirteen essays examining the experience of childhood in Western Australia ; includes "Children of the Chief Protector: Some Nyungar Childhood Experiences during the Time of the Aborigines Act, 1905-1929" by Patricia Baines and Lorna Hume (pp.41-59), discussing the recollections of three Nyungar women.

Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Subjects Children -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Western Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Western Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Western Australia (WA)
Other authors/contributors Hetherington, Penelope

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