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Author Jacobs, Margaret D., 1963-

Title White mother to a dark race : settler colonialism, maternalism, and the removal of indigenous children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940 / Margaret D. Jacobs.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  305.899 JACOBS    Check Shelf
Description xxxii, 557 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gender and settler colonialism in the North American West and Australia -- Designing indigenous child removal policies -- The great white mother -- The practice of indigenous child removal -- Intimate betrayals -- Groomed to be useful -- Maternalism in the institutions -- Out of the frying pan -- Challenging indigenous child removal.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia.
Stolen generations (Australia)
Indian children -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia.
Indian children -- Institutional care -- United States.
Women, White.
Women social workers.
ISBN 9780803211001 cloth alkaline paper
0803211007 cloth alkaline paper
Sudoc No. U5002 T321 -2009 nbdocs
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