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Author Mickler, Steve, 1957-

Title The myth of privilege : aboriginal status, media visions, public ideas / Steve Mickler
Published Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1998

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Description 346 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents 1. Constructing disorder:policing, news and Aboriginal youth -- 2. Demagoguery over democracy:racism and talkback radio -- 3. Denizens to citizens:Aboriginal status and the press -- 4. Paupers in a first world nation -- 5. The making of mundane 'Privilege' -- 6. The 'Robespierre' of the air -- 7. Citizens foremost":towards a practical ethics of representation -- 8. Sovereignty as the right to be ordinary
Summary The idea, and the myth of Aboriginal privilege. Examines the role of the media, particularly news reporting and talk back radio-in the creation of the idea. As a result, a march of 30,000 people on Parliament achieved the harshest penalties for juvenile crime in the country
Analysis Aborigines
Attitudes
Mass media
Opinion manipulation
Perth
Race relations
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 331-338
Subject Aboriginal Australians in mass media.
Aboriginal Australians -- Mass media
Aboriginal Australians -- Press coverage.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Mass media and minorities -- Australia.
Mass media and minorities -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Mass media and race relations -- Australia.
Mass media and race relations -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Racism -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Radio talk shows -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Television talk shows -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Australia -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
Author Fremantle Arts Centre Press.
LC no. 00300348
ISBN 186368249X