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Aborigines in the Northern Territory cattle industry / Frank Stevens ; with drawings by Bruce Petty
Bib ID 1892048
Format BookBook
Author
Stevens, F. S. (Frank S.)
 
Description Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1974 
xiv, 226 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0708106986
Series

Aborigines in Australian society ; 11.

Summary

Employment of Aborigines on pastoral properties; stockmen, drovers, gardeners, pumpers, fencers etc. discussed; conditions of employment and wages for full blood and part- Aborigines; demographic considerations and number employed; changes in social organization and political power on stations; housing conditions and related facilities; attitudes of Aborigines and whites to each other; brutality and conflict; government, welfare departments and police policy to those employed; fair wages and legal enquiries; unions and disputes including strikes.

Notes

Series sponsored by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Maps on lining papers.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [215]-222.

Subjects Cattle industries. Personnel: Aborigines. Employment. Northern Territory, 1965-1967  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Employment -- Northern Territory.  |  Cattle trade -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Treatment.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Social organisation.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Housing.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations - Trade unions.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Employment - Law and legislation.  |  Law - Administrative law - Northern Territory.  |  Social welfare - Law and legislation.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Demography.  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Petty, Bruce, 1929-  |  Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

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