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Remote possibilities : the Aboriginal domain and the administrative imagination / Tim Rowse
Bib ID 262355
Format BookBook
Author
Rowse, Tim, 1951-
 
Description Darwin : North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University, 1992 
viii, 117 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0731513452
Summary

Social and historical context of the Aboriginal self -determination policy and its administrative structures; Aboriginalisation and divergent approaches of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Aboriginal Development Commission - enterprises, housing, land and accountability; the Aboriginal domain - anthropological models of Aboriginal political life; discussion of Myers, Tonkinson, Sullivan, von Sturmer and Taylor; leadership , decision making and individual status - role of women; problem of defining community; debate over the incorporation of Aboriginal Community and local government in the NT; economic structure - employment and welfare; town camps, land councils and regionalism; criticism of Our Future Our Selves, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-113) and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Community organisations.  |  Politics and Government - Local government.  |  Government policy - Self determination - 1985-1992.  |  Housing.  |  Councils - Land Councils.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Habitation - Camps - Fringe and town.  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Parliamentary Triangle (Canberra ACT SI55-16)  |  Jigalong (WA East Pilbara SF51-13)
Other authors/contributors Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit

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