Indigenous Affairs continues to be a controversial and fast moving area of public policy and law, the latest issue being whether racial equality needs to be dispensed with in order to protect Indigenous children. This edition, as with previous editions, will cover the full scope of Indigenous legal issues with considerable depth, including extracts of key primary materials. Readers from all walks of life and professions will find the new edition a useful introduction to Indigenous legal issues and ideal reference textbook for the workplace.
Among the significant developments considered in this edition are:
The final Part contains a new chapter on International Law developments, and concludes by surveying a number of outstanding issues on the agenda of social justice and reconciliation.