Divided Nation?: Indigenous Affairs and the Imagined Public
This in-depth study examines changes and continuities in Australian public opinion about the Aboriginesæand theiræstruggle for recognition and social justice. Looking at four key episodes in recent political history the 1967 referendum, the Hawke governmentÍs national land-rights proposalæfrom 1984_1986, the Native Title debate, and the reconciliation debate in 2000 this book explores public opinion research, the debate surrounding these issues, and howæthey affected the political discussion of indigenous peoplesÍ issues in Australia.æ
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