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Taking a Stand. Land Rights and Reconciliation

Tickner, Robert
The pages are tanned, else a clean, unmarked and solid copy. xxv 350 pages, indexed. "Retold by the longest serving minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, this volume tells the inside story of a succession of turning points in the history of the Australian black/white relations between 1984 and 1990. CONTENTS: Time Line of Events; 1 The historical context: From massacres to Mabo; 2 The reconciliation process; 3 ATSIC: A radical shift towards self-determination; 4 Aboriginal deaths in custody; 5 Mabo: A peaceful beginning; 6 The battle begins and the lines are drawn; 7 Wik ignites; 8 A strategic win and a bitter defeat; 9 The Commonwealth draws the fire; 10 Getting the Native Title Act over the line; 11 Land for the dispossessed; 12 The Torres Strait Islanders: Australia's forgotten indigenous people. Time Line of Events; 1 The historical context: From massacres to Mabo; 2 The reconciliation process; 3 ATSIC: A radical shift towards self-determination; 4 Aboriginal deaths in custody; 5 Mabo: A peaceful beginning; 6 The battle begins and the lines are drawn; 7 Wik ignites; 8 A strategic win and a bitter defeat; 9 The Commonwealth draws the fire; 10 Getting the Native Title Act over the line; 11 Land for the dispossessed; 12 The Torres Strait Islanders: Australia's forgotten indigenous people. Time Line of Events; 1 The historical context: From massacres to Mabo; 2 The reconciliation process; 3 ATSIC: A radical shift towards self-determination; 4 Aboriginal deaths in custody; 5 Mabo: A peaceful beginning; 6 The battle begins and the lines are drawn; 7 Wik ignites; 8 A strategic win and a bitter defeat; 9 The Commonwealth draws the fire; 10 Getting the Native Title Act over the line; 11 Land for the dispossessed; 12 The Torres Strait Islanders: Australia's forgotten indigenous people.13. Heritage, culture and Hindmarsh Island. 14. Aboriginal health: a fixable problem. 15. The world is watching: international action to protect indigenous rights.16. Does reconciliation stand a chance?
Published 2001 Allen & Unwin Crows Nest NSW
ISBN 1865080519
Keywords Aboriginal Land Rights

$30.00

Condition Jacket Condition Binding Size
Very Good N/A Soft Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Good Reading Book Reference: 18660