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Race relations in Australia : the Aborigines / G. Fay Gale, Alison Brookman
Bib ID 2186830
Format BookBook
Gale, Fay, 1932-2008
Description Sydney : McGraw-Hill, 1975 
138 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0070932409

Collection of 37 documents illustrating themes in Abor. race relations in Aust.; Divided into 4 parts, each with commentary; Pt. I; Aboriginal communities today, demographic trends and statistical conflicts; definitions of an Aborigine, popular stereotypes and Aboriginal identity; Quotes; E.J. Smith, C. Perkins, A. Rylah, Mr. Justice Gillard, J.D. Woods; Pt. II; Examines 3 broad phases of culture contact; 1) violence and decline; Land occupation by European settlers; Govt. policy in 19th c.; Disease and atrocities; Social disintegration; (2) segregation; Govt. protectionist policies; 3) resurgence; Urban migration; Quotes incl; J.F. Moore, F. Dutton, G. Arthur, H. Melville; Reprints J. Batmans Melbourne Deed treaty with Abor.s of Port Phillip District, R. Bourkes Proclamation re; Batmans Treaty, W. Thomas; Pt.III; Todays situation; Development of assimilation policy; Discriminatory legislation and citizenship rights; Land rights; Poverty - Quotes; B. Dexter, G. Elphick, G. Bryant, J. Bjelke-Petersen, W.C. Wentworth, G. Whitlam; Comments on Justice Blackburns decision in Milirrpum and others v. Nabalco; Reprints W. McMahons statement of Code relating to mining on Aboriginal Reserves and petition from Aborigines Advancement League to UN; Comments; Woodward Commission, Gurindji strike at Wave Hill; Pt. IV; Aboriginal response; White stereotypes of Aborigines; Distrust of whites; Development of associations - with traditionally oriented leadership and in urban settings; White backlash; Quotes; H.C. Coombs, S. Encel, J. Wright, E. Newchurch, NACC conference 1973, W.E. Wentworth, B. Sykes.


Bibliography: p. [134]-138.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Race relations. Readings  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Mining industry - Bauxite / Aluminium.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Legislative.  |  Social identity - Aboriginality.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Demography - Population mobility.  |  Economics - Income - Poverty and low income.  |  Law - Jurisprudence - Terra nullius.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Petitions.  |  Law - Associations.  |  Law - Land.  |  Gurindji people (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Land rights - Mining industry.  |  Australia -- Race relations.  |  Daguragu / Kalkaringi / Wave Hill (Central NT SE52-08)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Murdi Paaki / Bourke (N NSW SH55-10)  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-04)
Other authors/contributors Brookman, Alison


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