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Author Bell, Diane, 1943-

Title Law, the old and the new : Aboriginal women in Central Australia speak out / Diane Bell and Pam Ditton
Published Canberra : Aboriginal History for Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service, 1980


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  305.89915 Bel/Lto  AVAILABLE
Description 129 pages, 26 unnumbered pages : illustrations, maps, portrs. ; 25cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Customary law and law reform -- 3. Anthropological approaches and customary law -- 4. Community profiles -- 5. Special issues -- 6. Summary and conclusions
Summary Survey of Aboriginal womens perception of their changing role in economic, social and religious life in Central Australia; based on interviews at six different types of community; opinions expressed cover wide range of issues that impinge on womens liver, with particular emphasis on the operation and consequences of the Australian legal system and its relationship to customary law
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Women
Customary Law - Australia
Women's Rights
Notes Report prepared at the request of the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service; bibliography; p. 124- 129
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 124-129
Notes 1878917129
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Issuing Body Published for the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Women -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Customary law -- Australia.
Law reform -- Australia.
Law -- Australia.
Law, Primitive -- Australia.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Social conditions.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Women, Aboriginal Australian.
Author Ditton, Pam.
Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service.
LC no. 84673424
ISBN 0908160771