The Resource Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now: : four decades of change in a Western Desert society, Robert Tonkinson

Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now: : four decades of change in a Western Desert society, Robert Tonkinson

Label
Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now: : four decades of change in a Western Desert society
Title
Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now:
Title remainder
four decades of change in a Western Desert society
Statement of responsibility
Robert Tonkinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the history of and contemporary tensions in the Mardu peoples' relation to the wider Australian society; definitions of autonomy, the maintenance of difference and cultural boundaries; effects of the limited accommodation of European Australians in Mardu cosmology; relation to missions, settlements and the economy; outstation movement; response to and problems with self-management policies; importance of cultural law and the problems of its maintenance; cultural responses to work, the social good and education; autonomy as mobility, social changes - marriage and sexual freedoms; argues that the persistence of traditional world-view and social values in the face of wider social disadvantage derives for the desire to maintain difference
Is part of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tonkinson, Robert
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now: : four decades of change in a Western Desert society, Robert Tonkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 58-60
Extent
p. [41]-60
Label
Aboriginal 'difference' and 'autonomy' then and now: : four decades of change in a Western Desert society, Robert Tonkinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 58-60
Extent
p. [41]-60

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...