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Author Collmann, Jeff, 1949-

Title Fringe-dwellers and welfare : the Aboriginal response to bureaucracy / Jeff Collmann
Published St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1988

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.0899915 Col  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 276 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Includes index
Summary The rise of fringe camps in Alice Springs in response to the development of welfare administration in the NT; Mt Kelly camp in particular; fringe camps as a strategy of minimising involvement with white agencies, facilitating access to white controlled resources; effect of welfare strategies on family structure, role of women; working relationship between Aboriginal stockworkers, white bosses; drinking as a means of repaying debt, establishing debt relationships; analysis of violence in relationship to status and debt relationships; race relations in the town at the time of fieldwork; Mt Kelly Housing Association; establishment of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 1972, Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service, 1974
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Alice Springs
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Alice Springs -
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Alice Springs - Urban residence
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians - Public welfare
Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Australian aborigines Social life
Government relations
Public welfare
Social conditions
Squatter settlements - Northern Territory - Alice Springs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [259]-268
Notes Also issued online
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Alice Springs (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Urban residence -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs
Squatter settlements -- Australia -- Alice Springs (N.T.)
Squatter settlements -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs (N.T.)
Squatter settlements -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs
LC no. 70222067
ISBN 0702220671 (paperback)
Other Titles Fringe dwellers and welfare