Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia by Larissa Behrendt

Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia

byLarissa Behrendt, Chris Cunneen, Terri Libesman

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Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia considers Indigenous peoples contact with Anglo-Australian law, and deals primarily with the problems the imposed law has had in its relationship with Indigenous people in Australia. The book is comprehensive in scope and covers key issues relating tosovereignty, jurisdiction and territorial acquisition; family law and child protection; criminal law, policing and sentencing; land rights and native title; cultural consitutional law; social justice, self-determination and treaty issues.

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Larissa Behrendt is Professor and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Chris Cunneen is Professor and the NewSouth Global Chair in Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales in Australia
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Title:Indigenous Legal Relations in AustraliaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.87 inPublished:February 8, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195562011

ISBN - 13:9780195562019

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