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One land, one nation : from Mabo towards 2001 / Frank Brennan. (1995)

Authors: Brennan, Frank, 1954-, Brennan, Frank S. J., Brissenden collection.
Publisher:St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 109 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 110 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • 1 land, 1 nation.
Author:
  • Brennan, Frank, 1954-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xx, 236 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Summary:
  • "This is a bold account told from the vantage point of a social justice activist who has been an insider in indigenous law making. In conversational style Brennan describes the backroom negotiations, stalled promises and groundbreaking legislation of recent history. He steers us beyond the complexities of Mabo and native title towards the year 2001 and constitutional reform."
Contents:
  • Introduction: recognition, justice and reconciliation
  • Ch. 1. The Mabo decision: terra nullius no more
  • Ch. 2. The politics of Mabo
  • Ch. 3. Commonwealth native title legislation
  • Ch. 4. Living with Mabo and the Native Title Act
  • Ch. 5. From native title to self-determination
  • Ch. 6. Other lands, other nations
  • Ch. 7. Making Australia one land, one nation.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Bob Hawke copy donated by Prof Lowitja O'Donoghue.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0702227293
Dewey Number:
  • 346.940432
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 21359442
  • 21359442
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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