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Making change happen : black and white activists talk to Kevin Cook about Aboriginal, union and liberation politics / Kevin Cook and Heather Goodall
Bib ID 6421040
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Cook, Kevin, author
 
Online Access
Online Versions
Description Canberra, ACT : ANU E Press, 2013 
©2013 
1 online resource ( 448 pages) : colour illustrations, colour photographs, colour portraits 
Series

Aboriginal history monograph ; 27. 1324-7018

PANDORA electronic collection.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Available online. Address as at 12/02/2014: http://press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/whole1.pdf 

text file : PDF 

Summary

"This book is a unique window into a dynamic time in the politics and history of Australia. The two decades from 1970 to the Bicentennial in 1988 saw the emergence of a new landscape in Australian Indigenous politics. There were struggles, triumphs and defeats around land rights, community control of organisations, national coalitions and the international movement for Indigenous rights. The changes of these years generated new roles for Aboriginal people. Leaders had to grapple with demands to be administrators and managers as well as spokespeople and lobbyists. The challenges were personal as well as organisational, with a central one being how to retain personal integrity in the highly politicised atmosphere of the ‘Aboriginal Industry`." --Citation url: http://press.anu.edu.au/titles/aboriginal-history-monographs/making-change-happen/

Notes

Title from title screen (viewed on 12 February 2014)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Selected for archiving

Subjects Social change -- Australia.  |  Political activists -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Goodall, Heather, author

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