Dialogue about Land Justice

Dialogue about Land Justice

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This book provides a solid understanding for readers of the key issues around native title from the minds of leading thinkers, commentators and senior jurists. It consolidates 16 papers presented to the national Native Title Conference since the historic Mabo judgement. Taken together, these commentators tie native title to the fundamental issue of the place of Indigenous peoples within the Australian political and legal framework, and national identity. With contributions about New Zealand, the USA and development in the UN, it also provides a comparative understanding of international Indigenous land rights and interests.Mabo is only mentioned for contextual and historical purposes a€” not as precedent for many of the bald assumptions and ... In my commentaries in honour of Sir Ninian Stephen, I pointed out that the problem did not just lie in the majority ... around the common lawa#39; and to instead understand that native title had been a#39; transmogrifieda#39; by the NTA.19 Transmogrification, ... transaction costs and debilitating high opportunity costs; 4. the prospect of long-term Australian under- performance inanbsp;...

Title:Dialogue about Land Justice
Author:Lisa Strelein
Publisher:Aboriginal Studies Press - 2010


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