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Indigenous autonomy in Australia: some concepts, issues and examples

Arthur, Bill (W. S.)


This paper explores the concept of autonomy as it might apply to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Literature dealing with the concept of autonomy is considered and several analytical approaches are discussed. Principal amongst these are the distinction between corporate autonomy for a people and regional autonomy, whether autonomy might apply to only Indigenous people or to all people in a region, and the possible relationship between political and economic factors. Although...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 2001
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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