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A rape of the soul so profound: the return of the stolen generations / Peter Read
Bib ID 2901541
Format BookBook
Author
Read, Peter, 1945-
 
Description St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1999 
236p. : il1 ; 20cm. 
ISBN 1864488859
Summary

The author coined the phrase "Stolen Generation" when, as a researcher, he came upon restricted files and what he read overturned his assumptions about the Aboriginal experience and Australia's past. This book ends 20 years later, in the aftermath of the Royal Commission into the events.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 211-215.

Subjects Link-up.  |  Link-up.  |  Stolen generations (Australia).  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Family reunions -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.  |  Government policy - Self determination - 1993-2004.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Child welfare.  |  Social welfare - Government.  |  Family.  |  Social welfare - Wards of state.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Child welfare - Adoption and fostering.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Social welfare.

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