Barbara Miller
ASIN: B07GF864Q6
Publisher: Barbara Miller Books; 2nd edition (August 13, 2018)
Pages: 206

Did the deep north of Australia experience racism, discrimination and segregation? Yes. But it was different from the deep south of the USA. A system similar to South African apartheid existed on Aboriginal reserves like Yarrabah in Queensland till as recently as 1984. This book is unique in that Australian Aborigines themselves tell their story of living under legal discrimination on reserves and discusses their aspirations for self-determination, local government, human rights and land rights with a view to end racism.Human rights abuses of the law they lived under are discussed in detail as well as government policy that promoted racial discrimination. Race relations Aussie style is examined. The book is a political history of race relations from contact till now between white and black Australia and puts Yarrabah in a national context of the treatment of Australian ...
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