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The external politics of Australia's Aborigines, by Michael Smart

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The external politics of Australia's Aborigines
Title
The external politics of Australia's Aborigines
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by Michael Smart
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Language
eng
Summary
Analyses the historical development of political action and representation at the international level to achieve justice for Indigenous Australians; argues that 'external politics is being undermined by the politics of normalisation'; discusses Aboriginal and government representations at the international level, focussing on the Noonkanbah conflict and the presentation of native title issues and Aboriginal deaths in custody issues at the United National Working Group on Indigenous Populations in 1992; also discusses symbolic independent actions at the international level such as the Aboriginal trip to Libya and political actions at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games and during the bid for the Sydney Olympics; discusses contemporary external politics, including native title
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Smart, Michael
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.A. (Hons.) - University of New England, 1995
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  • Mansell, Michael
  • United Nations
  • International relations
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • World politics
  • Australia
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The external politics of Australia's Aborigines, by Michael Smart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 135-167
Contents
Normalisation and external politics: politics of normalisation, welfare colonialism, forms of normalisation politics, concept of external politics, forms of external politics in Aboriginal affairs -- The beginning of Aboriginal external politics: impact of the Second World War, United Nations condemnation of racism in South Africa, restricted external politics by Aborigines, the impact of the 1960s on external politics, external politics in a changing environment: FCAATSI, the freedom rides, the Tent Embassy and external politics -- External politics and the United Nations: Noonkanbah, Aborigines and the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Aboriginal experience of UNWGIP 1992, International platitudes and domestic realities: confusing UNWGIP through normalisation politics, the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, Mabo, the hijacking of external politics: a comparative analysis of Aboriginal and government representations to UNWGIP -- External politics the independent way : A history of the independent way: the Africa tour; The Mansell affair; the "independent way" in abeyance: from the Commonwealth Games to Sydney 2000; postscript: the Cathy Freeman fiasco -- A contemporary perspective: Contemporary Aboriginal politics post Mabo: Mabo's challenge to external politics, Mabo and external politics: prospects for a partnership; The fate of normalisation politics; External politics: the contemporary international setting: from promised land to fatigue syndrome
Extent
167 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Colin Tatz
Stock number
MAR04/071
Label
The external politics of Australia's Aborigines, by Michael Smart
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 135-167
Contents
Normalisation and external politics: politics of normalisation, welfare colonialism, forms of normalisation politics, concept of external politics, forms of external politics in Aboriginal affairs -- The beginning of Aboriginal external politics: impact of the Second World War, United Nations condemnation of racism in South Africa, restricted external politics by Aborigines, the impact of the 1960s on external politics, external politics in a changing environment: FCAATSI, the freedom rides, the Tent Embassy and external politics -- External politics and the United Nations: Noonkanbah, Aborigines and the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Aboriginal experience of UNWGIP 1992, International platitudes and domestic realities: confusing UNWGIP through normalisation politics, the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, Mabo, the hijacking of external politics: a comparative analysis of Aboriginal and government representations to UNWGIP -- External politics the independent way : A history of the independent way: the Africa tour; The Mansell affair; the "independent way" in abeyance: from the Commonwealth Games to Sydney 2000; postscript: the Cathy Freeman fiasco -- A contemporary perspective: Contemporary Aboriginal politics post Mabo: Mabo's challenge to external politics, Mabo and external politics: prospects for a partnership; The fate of normalisation politics; External politics: the contemporary international setting: from promised land to fatigue syndrome
Extent
167 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Colin Tatz
Stock number
MAR04/071

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