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Contested governance : culture, power and institutions in indigenous Australia / editors: Janet Hunt ... [et al.]
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Description Canberra, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2008 
xxii, 351 p. : ill., maps. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781921536045
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Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 29.

Summary

"The research in this book aims to provide evidence and practical guidance for governments and Indigenous leaders about community governance in indigenous Australia, and contribute to enhancing existing success. This book documents many of the challenges, opportunities and issues facing those engaged in trying to achieve legitimate and effective governance on the ground. It considers the significant underlying problems that have to be resolved if indigenous social and economic development is to be achieved and sustained."--From information provided by publisher.

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Contains bibliographic references.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page: http://epress.anu.edu.au

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Community development -- Australia.  |  Politics and Government - Local government.  |  Education - Skills and curriculum - Leadership and management.  |  Kaanju / Kaantju / Anjingid people (Y44) (Qld SD54-08)  |  Politics and Government - Governance - Capacity building.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Government policy - Mainstreaming.  |  Education - Skills and curriculum - Business.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Community organisations.  |  Race relations - Power relations.  |  Outstations / Homelands movement.  |  Native title - Claims.  |  Government policy - Intervention - Emergency response - 2007-2012.  |  History - Political.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Government policy - Self determination.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Employment - Programs - Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP)  |  Politics and Government - Governance.  |  Culture - Theory and criticism - Postcolonial.  |  Law - Indigenous - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Law - Indigenous - Leadership, authority and prestige.  |  Politics and Government - Political action.  |  Councils - Land Councils.  |  Social behaviour - Hierarchies.  |  Binbinga people (N138) (NT SE53-03)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Wiluna map area (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-09)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Kupartiya Community (WA East Kimberley SE52-09)  |  Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Port Keats map area (NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Ti Tree (South Central NT SF53-09)  |  Newcastle (NSW N Coast SI56-02)
Other authors/contributors Hunt, Janet  |  Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
Available From ANU E Press, WK Hancock Library, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200 

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