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Aboriginal politics : intergovernmental relations, Christine Fletcher

Label
Aboriginal politics : intergovernmental relations
Title
Aboriginal politics
Title remainder
intergovernmental relations
Statement of responsibility
Christine Fletcher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines inter-action between remote Western Australian Aboriginal communities and Commonwealth, state and local government agencies; argues Aboriginal communities can influence government policy decisions and funding; examples given are provision of access roads to Djarindjin community at One Arm Point, Yakadunya community budget and participation in shire council road committee, role of Aboriginal Electoral Information Service in Wiluna
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1944-
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Fletcher, Christine
Intended audience
For tertiary students
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  • Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation
  • Ngaanyatjarra Women's Council
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Federal government
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • Australia
Label
Aboriginal politics : intergovernmental relations, Christine Fletcher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 146-159
Contents
1. Tragets of indifference : Historical data as a basis for policy-making -- Policy development -- International symbolism and self-determination -- Government structures -- Bureaucracy and the organisation of finance -- Local political units -- Land tenure -- Summary -- 2. Governing in the Australian feredal system : Federal institutions and processes -- The local organisation of government -- Competing concepts -- The Australian debate -- Co-operation as a substitute for conflict -- Evidence of political supremacy -- Intergovernmental relations -- Political fairness -- Government 'closeness' -- Summary -- 3. The politics of intergovernmental agreements in Aboriginal affairs : Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs -- State and Commonwealth relations -- Administrative reorganization and policy-making -- Execitive policy forums and decision-making -- The politics of land -- Summary -- 4. ON the other side of the road : Organizing programs -- Programs in the community -- The politics of local road classification -- Administration and institutionalism -- A state symposium -- Conflict in the Broome Shire -- 5. Programs, processes and budgets in the bush : Programming in Western Australia -- Fiscal packages: an overview -- Politics and expenditure processess -- Backwards and forwards - The local dimension of state and commonwealth grants -- Getting the community budget together -- Backward mapping from 'the problem' at Yakadunya -- SUmmary -- 6. Local electoral processes and the welfare myth : The regional context -- Organizing local government elections -- Aborigines and voting procedures -- Political commitment and issues -- The Shire of Wiluna -- Aboriginal community co-ordination -- Expenditure processes -- Sorting out shire expenditure -- Gererating infrastructure policies in the desert -- Exploding the welfare myth -- Summary -- 7. Expanations recast
Control code
M0011671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 166 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - received from Jack Horner
Isbn
9780522844733
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
09659b
System control number
0009475
Label
Aboriginal politics : intergovernmental relations, Christine Fletcher
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 146-159
Contents
1. Tragets of indifference : Historical data as a basis for policy-making -- Policy development -- International symbolism and self-determination -- Government structures -- Bureaucracy and the organisation of finance -- Local political units -- Land tenure -- Summary -- 2. Governing in the Australian feredal system : Federal institutions and processes -- The local organisation of government -- Competing concepts -- The Australian debate -- Co-operation as a substitute for conflict -- Evidence of political supremacy -- Intergovernmental relations -- Political fairness -- Government 'closeness' -- Summary -- 3. The politics of intergovernmental agreements in Aboriginal affairs : Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs -- State and Commonwealth relations -- Administrative reorganization and policy-making -- Execitive policy forums and decision-making -- The politics of land -- Summary -- 4. ON the other side of the road : Organizing programs -- Programs in the community -- The politics of local road classification -- Administration and institutionalism -- A state symposium -- Conflict in the Broome Shire -- 5. Programs, processes and budgets in the bush : Programming in Western Australia -- Fiscal packages: an overview -- Politics and expenditure processess -- Backwards and forwards - The local dimension of state and commonwealth grants -- Getting the community budget together -- Backward mapping from 'the problem' at Yakadunya -- SUmmary -- 6. Local electoral processes and the welfare myth : The regional context -- Organizing local government elections -- Aborigines and voting procedures -- Political commitment and issues -- The Shire of Wiluna -- Aboriginal community co-ordination -- Expenditure processes -- Sorting out shire expenditure -- Gererating infrastructure policies in the desert -- Exploding the welfare myth -- Summary -- 7. Expanations recast
Control code
M0011671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 166 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - received from Jack Horner
Isbn
9780522844733
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
09659b
System control number
0009475

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