1. Crisis of identity : Aboriginal politics, the media and the law The Brewarrina riot : a summary The media riot The trial riot Royal Commission and indigenising crime 2. Neoliberalism and indigenous rights in New South Wales The new political order Repealing the Aboriginal Land Rights Act A post-bureaucratic public service Self-sufficiency, not dependency The Perkins report : strategic retreat Removing land rights from the postcolonial landscape 3. Firm government : state of siege Law and order in New South Wales Punishing crime Law and order in north-western New South Wales State of siege 4. Postcolonial fantasy and anxiety in the north west The north west as contested space Policing cultural borderlands Postcolonial subjects Contingent jurisprudence 5. Police testimony and the Brewarrina riot trial (co-authored with Kerry Zubrinich) A prosecution account of the riot What is a riot? Power relations in the courtroom 6. Aborigines behaving badly : legal realism and paternalism The evidentiary effect of video Bodies in pain and paternalism Docile bodies and Aborigines behaving badly Legal realism and paternalism.
"This version of Protest, land rights and riots is published in arrangement with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies"--Title page verso. Previously published: Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 191-200) and index.
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