The Resource Promised marriage in Aboriginal society, paper prepared by P.K. Hennessy

Promised marriage in Aboriginal society, paper prepared by P.K. Hennessy

Label
Promised marriage in Aboriginal society
Title
Promised marriage in Aboriginal society
Statement of responsibility
paper prepared by P.K. Hennessy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
WU
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Hennessy, P. K.
Dewey number
340.52/94
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Crawford, J. R
  • Hennessy, P. K.
  • Australia
Series statement
Reference on Aboriginal customary law research paper
Series volume
no. 1
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  • Betrothal
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Customary law
Label
Promised marriage in Aboriginal society, paper prepared by P.K. Hennessy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "April 1982"
  • 'Ref: 3734a"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- The promised marriage system: marriage in Aboriginal society; Promised marriage in Aboriginal society: kinship restrictions on marriage, arrangement of promised marriages, age of marriage; Change and survival; Promised marriage and the Aboriginal customary law reference -- The Australian law: enforceability of contracts to marry under the general law; Implications of the general law for Aboriginal promised marriage -- The problem of standards -- The Commission's proposal: the options: less intervention: Aboriginal communities should resolve their own problems; Greater intervention: young girls and women must be protected; the present level of intervention
Control code
000002333415
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by ATSIC Library
Label
Promised marriage in Aboriginal society, paper prepared by P.K. Hennessy
Publication
Note
  • "April 1982"
  • 'Ref: 3734a"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- The promised marriage system: marriage in Aboriginal society; Promised marriage in Aboriginal society: kinship restrictions on marriage, arrangement of promised marriages, age of marriage; Change and survival; Promised marriage and the Aboriginal customary law reference -- The Australian law: enforceability of contracts to marry under the general law; Implications of the general law for Aboriginal promised marriage -- The problem of standards -- The Commission's proposal: the options: less intervention: Aboriginal communities should resolve their own problems; Greater intervention: young girls and women must be protected; the present level of intervention
Control code
000002333415
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by ATSIC Library

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