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Author Read, Peter, 1945-

Title A rape of the soul so profound : the return of the stolen generations / Peter Read
Published St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.849915094 Rea/Aro  AVAILABLE
 MELB  362.849915094 Rea/Aro  AVAILABLE
Description 236 pages : illustrations ; 20cm
Contents Prologue: The Stolen Generations: Who are we? -- 1. The oral evidence -- 2. The written evidence -- 3. The Stolen Generations -- 4. 'Like being born all over again': the establishment of Link-Up -- 5. 'I don't mix with Aboriginals, you know': working with Link-Up clients -- 6. At the edge of the firelight: coming home, partly -- 7. Calling in the accounts -- 8. Sorry Business -- 9. In the courts: 'In the middle of the ocean, drowning'
Summary The author coined the phrase "Stolen Generation" when, as a researcher, he came upon restricted files and what he read overturned his assumptions about the Aboriginal experience and Australia's past. This book ends 20 years later, in the aftermath of the Royal Commission into the events
Analysis Aboriginal children
Child welfare
Family reunion
Federal issue
Link-up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation
Welfare organisations
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 211-215
Notes Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library
Signed by author 1 copy. ANU
Subject Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation
Link-up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation
Aboriginal Australians -- Child welfare
Aboriginal Australians -- Families
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Removal
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Relocation.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment.
Aboriginal Australians.
Child welfare -- Australia.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Government policy.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care.
Children, Aboriginal Australian.
Families -- Australia.
Families, Aboriginal Australian.
Family policy -- Australia.
Family reunions -- Government policy -- Australia.
Stolen generations (Australia)
LC no. 99488346
ISBN 1864488859