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Title Majah : indigenous peoples and the law / editors Greta Bird, Gary Martin & Jennifer Nielsen
Published Leichhardt, N.S.W. : The Federation Press, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  KN 154.3 Bir/Mip  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 298 pages ; 22 cm
Series Monograph series on law and justice
Monograph series on law and justice.
Contents Nungas in the nineties / Irene Watson -- Dentention torture, terror and the Australian state: Aboriginal people, criminal justice and neocolonialism / Chris Cunneen -- British common law and colonised peoples: studies in Trinidad and Western Australia / Jeannine Purdy -- The price of compromise: should Australia ratify ILO Convention 169? / Lisa Strelein -- Keeping the colonisers honest: the implications of Recommendation 333 / Neil Lof╠łgren -- Koori cultural heritage: reclaiming the past? / Greta Bird -- Intellectual property and the "imaginary Aboriginal" / Shelley Wright
Te reo maori - te reo rangatira o aotearoa - te okeoke roa the Maori language - the chiefly language of Aotearoa - the long struggle / Nin Tomas -- Deconstructing the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody / Mark Harris -- Five issues for the criminal law after Mabo / Jenny Blokland and Martin Flynn -- The recognition of Aboriginality by Australian criminal law / Stanley Yeo -- The incarceration of Aboriginal women / Marie Brooks -- The Yorta Yorta struggle for justice continues / Wayne Atkinson
Summary Subjects covered include: self-determination for Aborigines; claims of title to and compensation for loss of traditional lands; deaths in custody; incarceration of Aboriginal women and intellectual property rights in indigenous art - important issues to all Australians
Notes CIP confirmed
Bibliography Includes index and bibliographical references
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Criminal justice system.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Native title (Australia)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Criminal justice system
Torres Strait Islanders -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Author Bird, Greta.
Martin, Gary (Gary Francis)
Nielsen, Jennifer.
Gungil Jindibah Centre.
Southern Cross University. Faculty of Law and Criminal Justice.
LC no. 97157548
ISBN 1862871973 (paperback)
Other Titles Indigenous peoples and the law