The 'stolen generation' in Queensland: a critical perspective

Henriss-Anderssen, D.M. (2003) The 'stolen generation' in Queensland: a critical perspective. Griffith Law Review, 11 (2). pp. 286-208.

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This article is concerned with the extent to which destruction of culture was the intended result of the practice of removal of Aboriginal children in Queensland. It concludes that, while the laws, policies and practices were inconsistent and contradictory, they were based upon a common assumption. This was the construction of Aboriginality, which was defined according to its otherness from the colonisers. The effect of this construct of Aboriginality was to deny Aboriginal agency, and mask the subjectivity of the Aboriginal people as multifaceted intersectional subjects.

Item ID: 13754
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1038-3441
Keywords: the stolen generation
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Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2010 00:44
FoR Codes: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society @ 100%
SEO Codes: 94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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