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Law, the old and the new : aboriginal women in Central Australia speak out / Diane Bell and Pam Ditton
Bib ID 2918018
Format BookBook
Author
Bell, Diane, 1943-
 
Description Canberra, A.C.T. : Published for Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service by Aboriginal History, 1980 
ix, 129, [17] p., [13] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0908160771 (paperback)
Summary

Survey of Aboriginal womens perception of their changing role in economic, social and religious life in Central Australia; based on interviews at six different types of community; opinions expressed cover wide range of issues that impinge on womens liver, with particular emphasis on the operation and consequences of the Australian legal system and its relationship to customary law.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 124-129.

Published for the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service

Subjects Women, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Law - Legal aid services.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Child welfare - Adoption and fostering.  |  Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre language (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Education.  |  Law - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Social behaviour - Roles.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Substance use.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Warumungu language (C18) (NT SE53-01)  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Courts.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej language (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Warrabri / Ali Curung / Alekerenge (Central NT SF53-02)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Yanginj / Anningie (Central NT Tanami Desert SF53-05)  |  Wirliatjarra / Willowra (Central NT Tanami Desert SF53-05)  |  Murray Downs (Central NT SF53-06)  |  Tennant Creek (Central NT SE53-14)
Other authors/contributors Ditton, Pam

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