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Native Rights and Gender Justice: The Case of Canada

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the tensions that have arisen, in the Canadian context, between Native peoples’ (or First Nations peoples’) quest for political self-determination and the demand by some Native ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Australia

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the continual adoption of the principles of Discovery into contemporary Australian law. It looks at the overturning of the terra nullius element in the Mabo case in 1992 but ... More


The Doctrine of Discovery in Australia

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the ways in which the Doctrine of Discovery was used to justify the assertion of British sovereignty over Australia and its indigenous peoples, and is continued to be used to ... More


Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Their Efforts to Achieve True Reparations

Morse Bradford W

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the struggle of Canadian indigenous peoples to achieve ‘true reparations’. It analyzes Canada's experience of reparations for non-Aboriginal Canadians, then evaluates the ... More


The politics of memory and the memory of politics: Australian Aboriginal interpretations of Queen Victoria, 1881–2011

Maria Nugent

in Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991401
eISBN:
9781526115065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991401.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the ways in which Aboriginal people in southeastern Australia since the 1880s have incorporated Queen Victoria as a narrative device into the stories they tell and the ... More


Why the Persistent Absence of a Foundational Principle? Indigenous Australians, Proprietary and Family Reparations

Barbara Ann Hocking and Margaret Stephenson

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates how, in the last few years, Australian society has tried to compensate Aboriginal peoples for the past governmental policy aimed at speeding up their extinction, which was ... More


Aboriginal Sovereignty: A Practical Roadmap

Larissa Behrendt

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses Aboriginal sovereignty, which covers a spectrum of claims that can be conceptualized into three categories: equality rights, indigenous rights, and empowerment rights. Equality ... More


Sovereign Apologies

Alexander Reilly

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how the apology of the Australian government to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia for laws which resulted in their forced separation from their families ... More


Archaeological Heritage Resource Protection in Canada: The Legislative Basis

David Pokotylo and Andrew R. Mason

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter reviews the historical development and current legislative framework of archaeological heritage resource protection in Canada. This chapter takes into account the founding of the Western ... More


The Role of Allocative Power and Its Diminution in the Constitution and Violation of Wiradjuri Personhood

Gaynor Macdonald

in People and Change in Indigenous Australia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867966
eISBN:
9780824876920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867966.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This paper explores the role of allocative power in constituting Wiradjuri personhood, in turn enabling practices they refer to as caring and sharing. New South Wales is one of Australia’s most ... More


The Tradition of Treaty Making in Australian History

Saliha Belmessous

in Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter shows that, in early colonial Australia, treaties were considered a serious legal instrument to address the rights of Aboriginal peoples. British authorities had justified their taking ... More


Seeing Red: Reconciliation and Resentment

Glen Sean Coulthard

in Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter four critically explores the convergence of Indigenous recognition politics with the more recent transitional justice discourse of “reconciliation” that began to gain considerable attention ... More


Intimacy and Distance: Life on the Australian Aboriginal Mission

Jane Lydon

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the spatial and material history of the former Ebenezer Mission, near Dimboola, in northwestern Victoria, Australia. More specifically, it highlights the disjunction between ... More


Remembering Babylon

Don Randall

in David Malouf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Marlouf's Remembering Babylon, a novel that serves as the cornerstone of his reputation. It shows that this novel brings into focus the specifically postcolonial aspects of ... More


The History of Paleopathology in Australia

Helen Cekalovic, Kate Domett, and Judith Littleton

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0062
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Australia. The sporadic and unsystematic study of paleopathology in Australia reflects the development of the discipline from an interesting ... More


Strategies of Justice: Aboriginal Peoples, Persistent Injustice, and the Ethics of Political Action

Burke A. Hendrix

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833543
eISBN:
9780191871979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Political theorists often imagine themselves as political architects, asking what an ideal set of laws or social structures might look like. Yet persistent injustices can endure for decades or even ... More


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