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Title The social effects of native title : recognition, translation, coexistence / editor, Benjamin R. Smith ; editor, Frances Morphy.

Publication Info. Canberra : ANU E Press, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource
Note Includes index.
Contents The social effects of native title: recognition, translation, coexistence / Benjamin R. Smith and Frances Morphy -- Performing law: The Yolngu of Blue Mud Bay meet the native title process / Frances Morphy -- Claim, culture and effect: property relations and the native title process / Katie Glaskin -- Some initial effects of pursuing and achieving native title recognition in the northern Kimberley / Anthony Redmond -- 'We're tired from talking': The native title process from the perspective of Kaanju People living on homelands, Wenlock and Pascoe Rivers, Cape York Peninsula / David Claudie -- Towards an uncertain community? The social effects of native title in central Cape York Peninsula / Benjamin R. Smith -- Native title and the Torres Strait: encompassment and recognition in the Central Islands / Julie Lahn -- 'No vacancies at the Starlight Motel': Larrakia identity and the native title claims process / Benedict Scambary -- What has native title done to the urban Koori in New South Wales who is also a traditional custodian? / Dennis Foley -- Beyond native title: the Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations / Jessica Weir and Steven Ross -- The limits of recognition / Manuhuia Barcham -- History, oral history, and memoriation in native title / James F. Weiner.
Summary "The papers in this collection reflect on the various social effects of native title. In particular, the authors consider the ways in which the implementation of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth), and the native title process for which this Act legislates, allow for the recognition and translation of Aboriginal law and custom, and facilitate particular kinds of coexistence between Aboriginal title holders and other Australians. In so doing, the authors seek to extend the debate on native title beyond questions of practice and towards an improved understanding of the effects of native title on the social lives of Indigenous Australians and on Australian society more generally"--Publisher's description.
Subject Native title (Australia) -- Social aspects.
HISTORY -- Australia & New Zealand.
Added Author Smith, Benjamin Richard.
Morphy, F. (Frances), 1949-
Other Form: Print version: (OCoLC)214279621
ISBN 9781921313523 (electronic bk.)
1921313528 (electronic bk.)
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