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Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia - Larissa Behrendt

Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia

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Published: 30th December 2008
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Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia considers Indigenous peoples contact with Anglo-Australian law, and deals primarily with the problems the imposed law has had in its relationship with Indigenous people in Australia. The book is comprehensive in scope and covers key issues relating to sovereignty, jurisdiction and territorial acquisition; family law and child protection; criminal law, policing and sentencing; land rights and native title; cultural consitutional law; social justice, self-determination and treaty issues.

PART ONE: THE LAW OF THE COLONISERS
Chapter 1Dispossession and Colonisation
Chapter 2 Warfare to Welfare: Genocide to Racial Discrimination?
Chapter 3 Reparations and Redress
Chapter 4 Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's welfare
 
PART TWO: EQUAL BEFORE THE LAW: CRIMINALISATION
Chapter 5 Juvenile Justice
Chapter 6 Criminalisation and Policing in Indigenous Communities
Chapter7 Courts, Sentencing and Imprisonment
 
PART THREE: LAW, LAND AND CULTURE
Chapter 8 Land Rights
Chapter 9 Native Title
Chapter 10 Protecting Culture
 
PART FOUR: LAW, RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE
Chapter 11 Racial Discrimination and the Law
Chapter 12 Constitutional Change: Strengthening Rights Protection
Chapter 13 Indigenous Governance: Amending the Mainstream
Chapter 14 A New Order: Self-Determination
Chapter 15 Unfinished Business

ISBN: 9780195562019
ISBN-10: 0195562011
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 398
Published: 30th December 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 17.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.71