Women, children and violence in aboriginal law: some perspectives from the southeast Queensland frontier

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Connors, Libby. 2012. "Women, children and violence in aboriginal law: some perspectives from the southeast Queensland frontier ." Kirkby, Diane (ed.) Past law, present histories. Canberra, Australia. Australian National University (ANU) Press. pp. 125-136
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Women, children and violence in aboriginal law: some perspectives from the southeast Queensland frontier

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID1147
Book TitlePast law, present histories
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AuthorConnors, Libby
EditorsKirkby, Diane
Page Range125-136
SeriesAustralia and New Zealand School of Government
Chapter Number7
Number of Pages12
Year2012
PublisherAustralian National University (ANU) Press
Place of PublicationCanberra, Australia
ISBN9781922144027
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.22459/PLPH.09.2012.07
Web Address (URL)https://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p200721/pdf/ch071.pdf
Abstract

Aboriginal-centred history presents presents formidable methodological problems, as Aboriginal and history critics have highlighted. This chapter uses some of the evidence from Moreton Bay to respond to some of the more complex and controversial aspects of traditional law that have surfaced in the Sydney histories, regarding the level of violence directed at wives and children.

Keywordsaboriginal women; aboriginal children; traditional law; Moreton Bay; Sydney
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440107. Social and cultural anthropology
450199. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history not elsewhere classified
450599. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, society and community not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Humanities and Communication
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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