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The Resource Beyond humbug : transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia, Michael C. Dillon & Neil D. Westbury

Beyond humbug : transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia, Michael C. Dillon & Neil D. Westbury

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Beyond humbug : transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia
Title
Beyond humbug
Title remainder
transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia
Statement of responsibility
Michael C. Dillon & Neil D. Westbury
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Two experienced policy makers write about the failure of governments to engage with Indigenous communities in desert and northern Australia - "structural government disengagement" [p. 5]; identifies structural and institutional issues which explain past failures and explain how continuing failure can be avoided [p. iv]; offers framework for future engagement with Aboriginal people and communities; predicts that Indigenous disadvantage will worsen over the next decade; critiques the delivery of housing programs
Cataloging source
ANL
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1955-
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Dillon, Michael Campion
Dewey number
323.119915
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Westbury, N.
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  • Native title (Australia)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
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Beyond humbug : transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia, Michael C. Dillon & Neil D. Westbury
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Publication
Note
"Beyond Humbug analyzes the underpinnings of government policy failure extending from the demography of remote Australia, land tenure and native title, to program implementation challenges and the institutional underpinnings of Indigenous disadvantage" -- Backcover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 224-242
Contents
Introduction: The cult of disremembering -- Chapter One: The emerging demographic crisis in Indigenous Australia: policy implications -- Chapter Two: National security and the failed state in remote Australia -- Chapter Three: The mountains are high, and the Emperor far away: implementation challenges in Indigenous affairs -- Chapter Four: Negotiating a Northern Territory Parks settlement: a new approach to resolving native title claims -- Chapter Five: Town tenure in remote Indigenous Australia: theory, ideology, politics and public policy -- Chapter Six: A new policy framework for Indigenous housing -- Chapter Seven: The institutional determinants of government failure in Indigenous affairs -- Conclusion: Plenty humbug
Control code
000042245508
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vii, 243 p.
Isbn
9781740084802
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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Label
Beyond humbug : transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia, Michael C. Dillon & Neil D. Westbury
Publication
Note
"Beyond Humbug analyzes the underpinnings of government policy failure extending from the demography of remote Australia, land tenure and native title, to program implementation challenges and the institutional underpinnings of Indigenous disadvantage" -- Backcover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 224-242
Contents
Introduction: The cult of disremembering -- Chapter One: The emerging demographic crisis in Indigenous Australia: policy implications -- Chapter Two: National security and the failed state in remote Australia -- Chapter Three: The mountains are high, and the Emperor far away: implementation challenges in Indigenous affairs -- Chapter Four: Negotiating a Northern Territory Parks settlement: a new approach to resolving native title claims -- Chapter Five: Town tenure in remote Indigenous Australia: theory, ideology, politics and public policy -- Chapter Six: A new policy framework for Indigenous housing -- Chapter Seven: The institutional determinants of government failure in Indigenous affairs -- Conclusion: Plenty humbug
Control code
000042245508
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vii, 243 p.
Isbn
9781740084802
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
map

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