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Author McHugh, Paul G., 1958-

Title Aboriginal societies and the common law : a history of sovereignty, status, and self-determination / P.G. McHugh
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 661 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Sovereignty -- The juridical status of non-Christian polities (to the end of the eighteenth century) -- Aboriginal sovereignty and status in the 'empire(s) of uniformity' -- A history of aboriginal status: the legal recognition of the individual and the group in the 'apparent twilight' -- Intermezzo -- Aboriginal societies and international law: a history of sovereignty, status, and land -- Self-determination -- An overview of the era of aboriginal self-determination: from rights-recognition to rights-integration and -management -- The 'Era of Recognition' during the 1970s and '80s: foundations for a modern jurisprudence -- Moving beyond recognition: aboriginal governance in the turbulent 1990s -- Living together less contentiously: the jurisprudence of reconciliation in the 1990s
Summary This text describes the encounter between the common law legal system and the tribal peoples of North America and Australasia. It is a history of the role of anglophone law in managing relations between the British settlers and indigenous peoples from colonial foundation to the end of the 20th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 612-645) and index
Notes English
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Subject Commonwealth
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia
Indigenous peoples -- North America.
Government policy -- Self determination.
Race relations -- Reconciliation.
Native title -- Common law -- Case law.
Politics and Government -- Sovereignty.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indigenes Volk
Recht
Geschichte
Rechtsstellung
Minderheitenfrage
Selbstbestimmungsrecht
Indianer
Aborigines
Maori
Common law.
Inheemse volken.
Volkenrechtelijke status.
Human Rights.
Law, Politics & Government.
Australia.
United States (USA)
Canada.
New Zealand (N.Z.)
Australia.
Canada.
Nordamerika
Australien
Neuseeland
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191710438
0191710431