Skip navigation
Skip navigation
Open Research will be down for maintenance between 8:00am and 8:15am on Monday, 9th December 2019.

Gender, race and policy: aboriginal women and the state in Canada and Australia

McGrath, Ann


This article examines the history of colonial and national policies towards indigenous peoples in Australia and Canada during the 19th and 20th centuries. It is specifically concerned with the ways in which such legislation affected Aboriginal women. In attempting to provide a comparative assessment of the "statutory subjugation" of Aboriginal women, the article examines the law's definition of identity and band membership; enfranchisement and assimilation; personal autonomy (marriage, divorce,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1996
Type: Journal article
Source: LABOUR / Travail


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  22 January 2019/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator