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Title: Review of Dr Ros Kidd, 'Trustees on Trial: Recovering the Stolen Wages' (Canberra, ACT: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2006), pb., ISBN (10) 0855755466: (13) 9780855755461. Pp. 224 (with 12 pages of plates). R.R.P. $26.00.
Contributor(s): Ryan, John S  (author)
Publication Date: 2006
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18139
Abstract: This book, one launched with much media attention in September at the Brisbane Writers' Festival, is a timely reminder that certain governments have been less then transparently fair in the way in which they have held in trust the money belonging to Indigenous people. In the book Ros Kidd uses official correspondence to reveal the remarkable degree of control that government has exercised over Aboriginal wages, savings, endowments and pensions in Queensland over the last century.
Publication Type: Review
Source of Publication: Australian Folklore, v.21, p. 253-253
Publisher: Australian Folklore Association
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 0819-0852
Field of Research (FOR): 220209 History of Ideas
220204 History and Philosophy of Law and Justice
189999 Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930403 School/Institution Policies and Development
930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
939901 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
HERDC Category Description: D3 Review of Single Work
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