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A survey of race relations in selected country towns, by Lorna Lippmann

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A survey of race relations in selected country towns
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A survey of race relations in selected country towns
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by Lorna Lippmann
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Summary
Study commissioned by Commonwealth Office of Aboriginal Affairs, aimed to obtain background information to help ameliorate relations between Aboriginal & European communities; general discussion of race relations, Aboriginal-European race relations; survey conducted during 1969, methods (questionnaires, interviews), two towns each in New South Wales & Victoria (names disguised); historical background in N.S.W. (both towns in Richmond R. area) & Victoria (one in Latrobe valley, one in upper Murray valley); social background, N.S.W. (household composition, education, employment, housing, health, religion Pentecostalism among Bandjalang community, attitudes to institutions for Aborigines, Aboriginal culture remnants of Bandjalang language, attitudes to; major society, recent historical factors - closure of reserve, occasions of discrimination); social background, Victoria (household composition, education, employment, health, attitude to institutions for Aborigines, Aboriginal culture remnants of languages or medical remedies, attitudes to major society, alcoholism, recent historical; European attitudes in the four towns, population structure affecting race relations, measurement of attitudes, (diagrams illustrate social acceptability), comparison of four towns; summary of characteristics & attitudes of Aboriginal communities (social organisation, resurgence of interest in Aboriginal culture, poverty, emergence of stratification in Victorian towns, lack of social awareness, positive evaluation of Aboriginal; identity); conclusions - situations similar to other part Aboriginal communities, rise of urbanized cargo cult mentality, group identity as result of adaptation to poverty, role of government instrumentalities; Addendum; Recommendations criterion of need for special services would minimize feelings of inferiority, personal relationships improve motivation in education and employment, upward social mobility among Aborigines not to be assumed, management of; community centres could be passed to Aborigines, local committees with control of funds & access to technical information would help overcome lack of control of Aboriginal affairs, meeting places needed, education for adults in civics, encouragement; of interest in Aboriginal history & culture, provision of sheltered workshops for reemployment of long term or sporadically unemployed, referral for treatment of alcoholism, morbidity & mortality studies to assist in initiation of health services,; education of white children & adults on positive aspects of Aboriginal culture, urges research into consultation to find most practical institutions in Aboriginal communities; Appendix A - Questionnaires (to Europeans), Appendix B - Social distance scale (Europeans); New South Wales towns presumably Casino & Lismore
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1921-2004
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Lippmann, Lorna
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Australia
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A survey of race relations in selected country towns, by Lorna Lippmann
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"February 1970"
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M0046759
Dimensions
30 cm.
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[iv], 114p.
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Open access - reading - Open copying & quotation - Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0067161
Label
A survey of race relations in selected country towns, by Lorna Lippmann
Publication
Note
"February 1970"
Control code
M0046759
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
[iv], 114p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading - Open copying & quotation - Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0067161

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