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Third World in the First: Development and Indigenous Peoples [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Third World in the First: Development and Indigenous Peoples

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134936359
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/3/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of figures
List of tables
Preface
List of abbreviations
1 Development and Aboriginal People in Remote Canada and Australia: An Overview of the Main Issues 1
2 Remote Area Development in Australia and Canada: Perceptions, People and Resources 32
3 Government Policies and Programs for Aboriginal Development 89
4 Development and Land-Based Enterprise: Living on the Land 121
5 Mining - The Prime Non-Renewable Resource of Remote Regions 155
6 The Role of Parks and Tourism in Aboriginal Development 189
7 Aboriginal Community Stores and Development 223
8 Aboriginal Development in Remote Areas: Problems and Prospects 260
References 276
Index 293
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