The Resource Betraying the victims : the stolen generations' report, by Ron Brunton

Betraying the victims : the stolen generations' report, by Ron Brunton

Label
Betraying the victims : the stolen generations' report
Title
Betraying the victims
Title remainder
the stolen generations' report
Statement of responsibility
by Ron Brunton
Title variation
'Stolen generations' report
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Critique of sections of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families report, "Bringing Them Home", claiming it to be intellectually and morally irresponsible
Member of
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brunton, Ron
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
IPA backgrounder
Series volume
v.10/1
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  • National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families (Australia).
  • Child welfare
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Betraying the victims : the stolen generations' report, by Ron Brunton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "February 1998"
  • Cover title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction : The inquiry and its background -- An understandable legacy of Aboriginal bitterness -- Why the inquiry betrayed Aborigines who suffered injustice -- Cases coming within the scope of the inquiry : Distortion and confusion in distinguishing between different kinds of seperations -- Wrongly speaking as through all seperations were forced -- Unsatisfactory treatment of the number of children removed -- How representative are the cases discussed by the inquiry : How did the inquiry substantiate its findings -- Does the report misrepresent the evidence presented to the inquiry --Unsatisfactory treatment of the reasons for the removal of children -- Cases considered by the Deaths in Custody Royal Commission raise questions about the picture presented by Bringing Them Home -- Failure to provide necessary summary data relating to witnesses --Assimilation and the UN convention on Genocide : Assimilation of Indigenous people supported by international bodies in post-war period and the major proponent of genocide convention -- Misrepresentation of potential conflicts between individual and group interests in the genocide convention -- Widespread belief amongst those once concerned with Aboriginal welfare that 'mixed race' children should be regarded as different to 'full bloods' -- Rejection of 'mixed race' children by some Aboriginal groups -- Aboriginal rejection of Aboriginal culture until the 1960s --Omission of evidence about strong Aboriginal support for assimilation -- Can you just say you are sorry for genocide -- Why has it taken so long for the charge of genocide to be made -- Potential conflicts of interest : Should someone with close links to the uniting church make recommendations which could impact on the financial interests of churches -- Conclusion
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
23 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
Other physical details
1 port., colour.
Label
Betraying the victims : the stolen generations' report, by Ron Brunton
Publication
Note
  • "February 1998"
  • Cover title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction : The inquiry and its background -- An understandable legacy of Aboriginal bitterness -- Why the inquiry betrayed Aborigines who suffered injustice -- Cases coming within the scope of the inquiry : Distortion and confusion in distinguishing between different kinds of seperations -- Wrongly speaking as through all seperations were forced -- Unsatisfactory treatment of the number of children removed -- How representative are the cases discussed by the inquiry : How did the inquiry substantiate its findings -- Does the report misrepresent the evidence presented to the inquiry --Unsatisfactory treatment of the reasons for the removal of children -- Cases considered by the Deaths in Custody Royal Commission raise questions about the picture presented by Bringing Them Home -- Failure to provide necessary summary data relating to witnesses --Assimilation and the UN convention on Genocide : Assimilation of Indigenous people supported by international bodies in post-war period and the major proponent of genocide convention -- Misrepresentation of potential conflicts between individual and group interests in the genocide convention -- Widespread belief amongst those once concerned with Aboriginal welfare that 'mixed race' children should be regarded as different to 'full bloods' -- Rejection of 'mixed race' children by some Aboriginal groups -- Aboriginal rejection of Aboriginal culture until the 1960s --Omission of evidence about strong Aboriginal support for assimilation -- Can you just say you are sorry for genocide -- Why has it taken so long for the charge of genocide to be made -- Potential conflicts of interest : Should someone with close links to the uniting church make recommendations which could impact on the financial interests of churches -- Conclusion
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
23 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
Other physical details
1 port., colour.

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