The Resource Aborigines and citizenship, A. P. Elkin

Aborigines and citizenship, A. P. Elkin

Label
Aborigines and citizenship
Title
Aborigines and citizenship
Statement of responsibility
A. P. Elkin
Creator
Subject
Summary
General information on state of Aborigines on arrival of Europeans; subsequent depopulation; Development of protection policies between 1860 and 1911, based on assumption of inevitable passing of the Aborigines; Protest over treatment post-WWI to mid-1930s; formation of protection societies; Development of positive policy by 1938 assimilation; Meaning of assimilation - full citizenship rights; Structure of State and Commonwealth administration - money, staff, land and institutions, and mission cooperation; Aspects of citizenship; 1) right to vote in various states; 2) freedom to buy and sell alcohol; 3) entitlement to social service benefits; 4) education; 5) employment; 6) housing; 7) health; 8) citizenship and exemption certificates, i.e. exemption from Aboriginal Acts; Aborigines as a distinct group growing solidarity among part Aborigines; Movement for integration rather than assimilation; Difficulties of assimilation - because problems for Aborigines in adapting to new social and economic order
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1891-1979
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Elkin, A. P.
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Citizenship
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Aborigines and citizenship, A. P. Elkin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The past : European Settlement ; Aboriginal decrease -- Pessimistic protection policies -- The turning point -- The movement for a positive policy -- Assimilation : Administration and Aborigines to-day : Essentials of administration -- Money ; staff ; Land and institutions ; Co-operation of mission -- Aspects of citizenship : The franchise -- Alcohol -- Commonwealth social service benefits -- Education -- Employment -- Health -- Exemption certificates -- Aborigines a distinct group -- Difficulties of assimilation -- Fellow citizens
Control code
M0060665
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 and 2 donated by ATSIC Library
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
0085249
Label
Aborigines and citizenship, A. P. Elkin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The past : European Settlement ; Aboriginal decrease -- Pessimistic protection policies -- The turning point -- The movement for a positive policy -- Assimilation : Administration and Aborigines to-day : Essentials of administration -- Money ; staff ; Land and institutions ; Co-operation of mission -- Aspects of citizenship : The franchise -- Alcohol -- Commonwealth social service benefits -- Education -- Employment -- Health -- Exemption certificates -- Aborigines a distinct group -- Difficulties of assimilation -- Fellow citizens
Control code
M0060665
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 and 2 donated by ATSIC Library
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
0085249

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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