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Title Contested governance : culture, power and institutions in indigenous Australia / editors: Janet Hunt [and others].

Imprint Canberra, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2008.


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Series CAEPR monograph series ; no. 29
Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 29.
Contents Foreword / Mick Dodson -- Understanding Indigenous Australian governance--research, theory and representations / Diane Smith and Janet Hunt -- Part 1. The governance environment. Between a rock and a hard place: self-determination, mainstreaming and Indigenous community governance / Janet Hunt -- Constraints on researchers acting as change agents / Sarah Holcombe -- Part 2. Culture, power and the intercultural. Cultures of governance and the governance of culture: transforming and containing Indigenous institutions in West Arnhem Land / Diane Smith -- Whose governance, for whose good? The Laynhapuy Homelands Association and the neo-assimilationist turn in Indigenous policy / Frances Morphy -- Regenerating governance on Kaanju homelands / Benjamin Richard Smith -- Part 3. Institutions of Indigenous governance. Different governance for difference: the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation / Jon Altman -- The business of governing: building institutional capital in an urban enterprise / Diane Smith -- Indigenous leaders and leadership: agents of networked governance / Bill Ivory -- Part 4. Contesting cultural geographies of governance. Noongar Nation / Manuhuia Barcham -- Regionalism that respects localism: the Anmatjere Community Government Council and beyond / Will Sanders -- Part 5. Rebuilding governance. Incorporating cattle: governance and an Aboriginal pastoral enterprise / Christina Lange -- Mapping expectations around a 'governance review' exercise of a West Kimberley organisation / Kathryn Thorburn.
Summary "The research in this book aims to provide evidence and practical guidance for governments and Indigenous leaders about community governance in indigenous Australia, and contribute to enhancing existing success. This book documents many of the challenges, opportunities and issues facing those engaged in trying to achieve legitimate and effective governance on the ground. It considers the significant underlying problems that have to be resolved if indigenous social and economic development is to be achieved and sustained."--Information provided by publisher
Language English.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Community development -- Australia.
Politics and government.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst00794509
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst00794551
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00794561
Community development. (OCoLC)fst00870818
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Indexed Term politics and government.
social conditions.
aboriginal australians.
economic conditions.
community development.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hunt, Janet.
Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research.
Other Form: Print version: (OCoLC)269421144
ISBN 9781921536052 (electronic bk.)
1921536055 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.26530/OAPEN_458896 doi
AU@ 000043285721
AU@ 000043648516
AU@ 000058392151
AU@ 000060581025
GBVCP 1008651931
GBVCP 865743835

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