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Author Sutton, Peter, 1946-

Title Native title in Australia [electronic resource] : an ethnographic perspective / Peter Sutton.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 279 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-273) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Kinds of rights in country; 2 Local organisation before the land claims era; 3 Aboriginal country groups; 4 Atomism versus collectivism; 5 Underlying and proximate customary titles; 6 The system question; 7 Kinship, filiation and Aboriginal land tenure; 8 Families of polity; Notes; References; Index.
Summary In this book, Peter Sutton sets out fundamental anthropological issues to do with customary rights, kinship, identity and spirituality that are highly relevant for lawyers and others working on land claims cases.
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Native title (Australia)
Customary law -- Australia.
Australia -- Race relations.
Australia -- Social policy.
Australia -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sutton, Peter, 1946- Native title in Australia. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521812585 (DLC) 2003069756 (OCoLC)54480220
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