Third World in the First: Development and Indigenous Peoples

Third World in the First: Development and Indigenous Peoples

by Elspeth Young
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0415116732

ISBN-13: 9780415116732

Pub. Date: 02/21/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

European colonisation has marginalised the 'first peoples' in industrialised countries such as Australia and Canada. In remote regions, still the homes of large Aboriginal, Indian and Inuit populations, this legacy remains strong.
Modernisation - the 'boom and bust' model of state and private development - and the partial and biased assistance provided by the

Overview

European colonisation has marginalised the 'first peoples' in industrialised countries such as Australia and Canada. In remote regions, still the homes of large Aboriginal, Indian and Inuit populations, this legacy remains strong.
Modernisation - the 'boom and bust' model of state and private development - and the partial and biased assistance provided by the state have eroded many communities through their disregard for socio-economic structures and the beliefs which underpin them.
Third World in the First explores the past, present and future of these peoples, their treatment by the 'West' and the alternative strategies of development which might be available to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415116732
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/21/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Development and Aboriginal People in Remote Canada and Australia: An Overview of the Main Issues 2. Remote Area Development in Australia and Canada: Perceptions, People and Resources 3. Government Policies and Programs for Aboriginal Development 4. Development and Land-based Enterprise: Living on the Land 5. Mining - the Prime Non-renewable Resource of Remote Regions 6. The Role of Parks and Tourism in Aboriginal Development 7. Aboriginal Community Stores and Development 8. Aboriginal Development in Remote Areas: Problems and Prospects References Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >