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The myth of privilege : aboriginal status, media visions, public ideas / Steve Mickler. (1998)

Authors: Mickler, Stephen, 1957-, Fremantle Arts Centre Press
Publisher:Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 78 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 77 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Mickler, Stephen, 1957-
Physical Description:
  • 346 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.
Summary:
  • The idea, and the myth of Aboriginal privilege. Examines the role of the media, particularly news reporting and talk back radio-in the creation of the idea. As a result, a march of 30,000 people on Parliament achieved the harshest penalties for juvenile crime in the country.
Contents:
  • 1. Constructing disorder:policing, news and Aboriginal youth
  • 2. Demagoguery over democracy:racism and talkback radio
  • 3. Denizens to citizens:Aboriginal status and the press
  • 4. Paupers in a first world nation
  • 5. The making of mundane 'Privilege'
  • 6. The 'Robespierre' of the air
  • 7. Citizens foremost":towards a practical ethics of representation
  • 8. Sovereignty as the right to be ordinary.
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Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 331-338.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 186368249X
Dewey Number:
  • 302.230899915
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 13958150
  • 13958150
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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