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The politics of suffering : indigenous Australia and the end of liberal consensus / Peter Sutton
Bib ID 4980180
Format BookBook
Author
Sutton, Peter, 1946-
 
Description Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2011 
xviii, 276 p. [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780522858716
Summary

"Asks why, after three decades of liberal thinking, has the suffering and grief in so many Aboriginal communities become worse? The picture Sutton presents is tragic... The Politics of Suffering cuts through the cant and offers fresh insight and hope for a new era in Indegenous politics."--Back cover.

Notes

Previously published: 2009.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-270) and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.  |  Race relations - Reconciliation.  |  Health - Policy and administration.  |  Family - Violence.  |  Crime - Against persons.  |  Law enforcement - Offences - Assault.  |  Social identity.  |  Government policy.  |  Government policy - Self determination.  |  Psychology - Self concept.  |  Socioeconomic conditions.  |  Culture - Theory and criticism.  |  Law enforcement - Offences - Murder.  |  Psychology - Emotions.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Wik people (Qld SD54)  |  Aurukun (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)

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