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Aboriginal Advancement to Integration: Conditions and Plans for Western Australia

Schapper, Henry P

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Aborigines in Australian society ; 5.
Part of project sponsored by Social Sciences Research Council; brief survey of Aboriginal way of life at contact, nature of contact with Europeans, impact, legislation & administration-industrial relations, Protection Board, creation & work of Aborigines Dept, citizenship, health; comments on reports & recommendations of Fairbairn, Forrest, Roth, Moseley, Bateman, Gare; present living conditions, standards of housing, health & hygiene, mission settlements, hostels, sheep & cattle stations, camping reserves; general discussion of behaviour & patterns of poor families; clarification of goals & means of achievement, blind-alley propositions, identification of socio-psychological & socio-economic needs; guidelines for plans for integration – Dept of Native Welfare, functions, recommends creation of Social Planning Council, roles of Commonwealth Government, involvement of Aborigines; strategies of intervention, physical resources & personnel required, secondary effects (phasing out of reserves, missions, etc.); planning & programs, choice of rate of advancement, division of departmental responsibilities, suggested program for 1970, steps in implementation of plans; research and evaluation; benefits & costs; Appendices – A, characteristics & projection of the Aboriginal population; housing & households; C, employment & occupations; D, schooling & educational achievement; E, health F, crime & delinquency; G, family characteristics.
Aboriginal Australians — Civil rights — Western Australia. | Aboriginal Australians — Western Australia — Government relations. | Social behaviour – Roles. | Socioeconomic conditions – Social deprivation. | Housing. | Law – Administrative law – Western Australia. | Religions – Christianity – Missions. | Occupations – Pastoral industry workers. | Demography – Family and household characteristics. | Colonisation. | Demography – Census data. | Government policy – Self determination – 1972-1984. | Employment – Law and legislation. | Government policy – Initial period and protectionism. | Economic sectors – Agriculture and horticulture – Pastoral industry – Beef cattle. | Gender relations – Division of labour. | Socioeconomic conditions – Living conditions. | Government policy – Commonwealth. | Education – Tertiary. | Employment – Labour market. | Employment – Conditions – Industrial relations. | Health – Physiology and diseases. | Health status – Public health. | Government policy – State and territory – Western Australia. | Education – Adult education. | Government policy – Assimilation. | Crime. | Habitation – Hostels. | Western Australia (WA)
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AuthorSchapper, Henry P
Number of pagesxxi, 195 p. : 1 fold. map, tables ; 23 cm.
PublisherAustralian National University Press,
Year Published1970
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Hardcover in Dustjacket

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Acceptable Used copy

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