Native Title in Australia: An Ethnographic Perspective

Native Title in Australia: An Ethnographic Perspective

by Peter Sutton
     
 

Discusses fundamental anthropological issues with Aboriginal Australians, focusing on kinds of customary rights that are 'held' in Aboriginal 'countries'.See more details below

Overview

Discusses fundamental anthropological issues with Aboriginal Australians, focusing on kinds of customary rights that are 'held' in Aboriginal 'countries'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521812580
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Map; 1. Kinds of rights in country; 2. Local organisation before the land claims era; 3. Aboriginal country groups; 4. Atomism versus collectivism; 5. Underlying and proximate customary titles; 6. The system question; 7. Kinship, filiation and Aboriginal land tenure; 8. Families of polity; Notes; References; Index.

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