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The New Paradigm in the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, 1820s–c.1850

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This new Anglican imperial paradigm was also framed in the colonies, where it was adopted at different speeds in different colonies. In Australia, between the 1820s and 1840s, the old church-state ... More


‘Landed’ Citizenship: Narratives of Aboriginal Political Participation

John Borrows

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A personal account is given of the treatment of Canadian Aborigines (North American Indians) and Aboriginal land. Despite some achievements in the recognition and affirmation of Aboriginal rights, ... More


Immunoglobulin Allotypes as a Marker of Population History in the Southwest Pacific

Moses S. Schanfield, Frank B. Austin, Peter B. Booth, D. Carlton Gajdusek, Richard W. Hornabrook, Keith P. W. McAdams, Jan J. Saave, Susan W. Serjeantson, and Graeme W. Woodfield

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews variations across the region for the single most informative polymorphism from the autosomes, the GM locus. There are over 11,000 samples analyzed for GM from Pacific ... More


A History of the Churches in Australasia

Ian Breward

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Distinctive forms of Christianity have emerged in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands since the late eighteenth century. With European and North American roots, they have successfully ... More


Scientific Institutions

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter seeks to analyse the involvement of Jews and Quakers in a range of scientific institutions. One is the Royal Society of London, the membership of which was open to non-Anglicans since no ... More


Land of Perpetual Summer: Australian Experiences

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The substantial contribution which immigration from the UK made to the demographic development of Australia began with the arrival of convicts. Without a sufficiency of aboriginal workers, they were ... More


From Missions to Churches

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

British and French missions and colonization were closely related. The pace of Christianization varied, for Pacific Islanders and Aborigines were not just passive recipients, but actively sought ... More


New Opportunities for Mission and Service

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionary expansion and consolidation continued, with French and German missions joining British ones in Melanesia and Papua New Guinea. Aboriginal missions were recommenced in Northern Australia. ... More


Equity under the New Paradigm

Gavin Mooney

in Challenging Health Economics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines equity in different conceptual and policy settings, arguing for the abandonment of a universal construct of access, and a universal construct of equity more generally. The need ... More


Altjira

Sam D. Gill

in Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Altjira, in oceanian mythology, is recognized by the Aranda tribes in Central Australia as the sky father responsible for dreamtime. These indigenous people underwent the Hermannsburg Mission and the ... More


Australia’s Empire

Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Ward

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book reappraises Australia’s experience of empire since the end of the British Empire. The volume examines the meaning and importance of empire in Australia across a broad spectrum of historical ... More


Set-asides in the United States and Canada

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter examines different schemes that link the award of contracts to programmes that advantage particular status groups that are considered to be economically disadvantaged by giving ... More


Introduction: What Became of Australia’s Empire?

Deryck M. Schreuder and Stuart Ward

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the Australian experience of empire. It aims to show how Australia’s empire was as much the project of the colony as of ... More


“Bring this paper to the Good Governor”: Aboriginal Petitioning in Britain’s Australian Colonies

Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter considers attempts by indigenous Australians between the 1840s and the 1880s to engage in peaceful political negotiations with colonial and imperial authorities. One key strategy was ... More


Indigenous Subjects

Ann Curthoys

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the subjectivity of the Indigenous people in Australia at the interface of colonial contact. Unlike other imperial experiences of Britain, in Australia the status of Indigenous ... More


Religion and Society

Hilary M. Carey

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of religion and the missionary impulse on British colonization of Australia. It explores the activities of the colonizing clergies only in relation to Australian ... More


A History of Aboriginal Status—the Legal Recognition of the Individual and the Group in the ‘Apparent Twilight’

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

By the end of the 19th century, the aboriginal peoples of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand were contained within specific statutory regimes. In America that juridical enclosure was achieved by the ... More


An Overview of the Era of Aboriginal Self-Determination: from Rights-Recognition to Rights-Integration and -Management

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an overview of how aboriginal self-determination became the overarching dynamic for legal development in each jurisdiction. It sets out the important legal contours of the last ... More


Living Together Less Contentiously—The Jurisprudence of Reconciliation in the 1990s

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

‘Reconciliation’ emerged in the early 1990s as a new theme driving relations between aboriginal peoples and the settler-states of North America and Australasia. This was a theme that did not posit ... More


Myth and Reality

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

If laws authorising detentions permit what would otherwise be arbitrary detentions, then the writ of habeas corpus is rendered ineffective. In some legal systems these powers are very wide (for ... More


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