Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia

Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia,Oxford University Press, Sydney, Australia, 2009

Posted: 27 Jan 2009 Last revised: 26 Oct 2016

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Larissa Behrendt

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Terri Libesman

University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law

Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia introduces the major issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people in their contact with Anglo-Australian law and legal institutions.

Written by a strong and experienced team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous authors, the text covers topics relating to sovereignty, jurisdiction and territorial acquisition; family law and child protection; criminal law, policing and sentencing; land rights and native title; cultural heritage, heritage protection and intellectual property; anti-discrimination law; international human rights law; constitutional law; social justice, self-determination and treaty issues.

Keywords: sovereignty, family law, child protection, policing, sentencing, land rights, native title, cultural heritage, heritage protection, anti-discrimination law, international human rights law, constitutional law, Indigenous

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Behrendt, Larissa and Libesman, Terri and Cunneen, Chris, Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia (2009). Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia,Oxford University Press, Sydney, Australia, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1333369

Larissa Behrendt

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

Terri Libesman

University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law ( email )

Sydney
Australia

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

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