Secondhand. Very good condition. Ex library copy with external stickers removed. It has protective plastic covering. Date due slip on inside cover. Minimal edgewear. Book is clean and binding is tight.
Provides a new understanding of the separation of Aboriginal children from their families in 20th century Australia. The author considers legislation, policy debates and official reports relating to Aboriginal child separation practices throughout Australia. The main focus is on Western Australia, where the impact was particularly devastating.
Content: Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The law of guardianship and best interest of the child principle -- Ch. 3. The separation history: a national overview -- Ch. 4. Western Australia: a case study: Part A: separation, segregation and absorption 1900-1945 -- Ch. 5. Western Australia: a case study: part B: assimilation and mainstreaming 1946-1972 -- Ch. 6. Implications of the history and where to now?
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers, please note that this book may contain descriptions and/or images of people who have passed away.