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Title Fighting over country : anthropological perspectives / edited by D.E. Smith and J. Finlayson
Published Canberra : Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University, 1997


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.32089991 Aus/Foc  AVAILABLE
Description x, 216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Research monograph / Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research ; no. 12
Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 12
Contents 1. Fighting over country: four commonplaces / Francesca Merlan -- 2. Anthropologists, Indian title and the Indian Claims Commission: the Californian and Great Basin cases / Bruce Rigsby -- 3. Having it out over Hindmarsh: an essay on the significance of manners / Deane Fergie -- 4. 'Recognition and justice': the traditional / historical contradiction in New South Wales / Gaynor Macdonald -- 5. Why can't they be nice to one another? Anthropology and the generation and resolution of land claim disputes / John Morton -- 6. From humbug to good faith? The politics of negotiating the right to negotiate / Diane Smith -- 7. Reflections on Century Mine: preliminary thoughts on the politics of Indigenous responses / David Trigger -- 8. Dealing with native title conflicts by recognising Aboriginal political authority / Patrick Sullivan -- 9. Aboriginal tradition and native title representative bodies / Julie Finlayson -- 10. The incorporation of 'traditional' and 'historical' interests in native title representative bodies / David Martin -- 11. Disputes in land: the Northern Land Council experience / Jeff Stead -- 12. Fighting over mining moneys: the Ranger Uranium Mine and the Gagudju Association / Jon Altman -- 13. Dispute mangement strategies: suggestions from the Central Land Council / Julia Munster -- 14. Multiplicity and complexity: the Goldfields Land Council's native title experience / Jeni Lewington, Steven Roberts and Yvonne Brownley
Summary This volume contains papers from the workshop 'Fighting over country: anthropological perspectives' sponsored by the Australian Anthropological Society and held at the Australian National University, 29-30 September 1996
Analysis Aboriginal land rights
Federal issue
Land use conflict
Native title
State issue
Notes Papers from a session on "The anthropology of native title claims : emerging research issues" convened at the Australian Anthropological Society Conference, 27-29 September 1995, University of Adelaide
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Notes Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) no:12 1036-6962
Subject Australia. Native Title Act 1993 -- Congresses.
Australia. Native Title Act 1993.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Congresses.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Anthropology -- Australia -- Congresses.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Congresses.
Land use -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Congresses.
Land use -- Australia.
Native title (Australia)
Native title (Australia) -- Congresses.
Native title -- Australia
Torres Strait Islanders -- Land tenure -- Congresses.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Land tenure.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Finlayson, Julie.
Smith, Diane (Diane Evelyn)
Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research.
LC no. 95378288
ISBN 0731525612