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The Resource Country women and the colour bar : grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association, Jennifer Jones

Country women and the colour bar : grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association, Jennifer Jones

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Country women and the colour bar : grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association
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Country women and the colour bar
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grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association
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Jennifer Jones
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Country women and the color bar
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Country women and the colour bar is a timely corrective to established ideas about race relations in rural New South Wales by revealing the untold story of grassroots efforts by Aboriginal and white women, working together.In the 1950s and 1960s, in towns across New South Wales, Aboriginal women joined specially created Aboriginal branches of the Country Women's Association. Country women and the colour bar offers insights into the experience of ordinary Aboriginal and white rural women as they participated in beauty contests, cookery, handicraft lessons and baby contests. It reveals how Aboriginal assimilation policy met everyday reality as these rural women broke with the established segregation in an unprecedented fashion. Working together the women made significant gains for Aboriginal communities prior to Aboriginal people's widespread access to citizen's rights. Some prominent Australians feature in these extraordinary stories: Jessie Street, Charles Perkins, Rachel Mundine and Purth Moorhouse. Using a biographical and highly accessible approach, Country women and the colour bar is an exploration of the role of women in maintaining and challenging the colour bar
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Country women and the colour bar : grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association, Jennifer Jones
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  • Originally published by Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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45372159
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24 cm.
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EasyRead large edition.
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xxii, 430 pages (large print)
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9781925302967
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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illustrations, map, portraits
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large print
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  • (Sirsi) 45372159
  • (Sirsi) 45372159
Label
Country women and the colour bar : grassroots activism and the Country Women's Association, Jennifer Jones
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published by Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
45372159
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
xxii, 430 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781925302967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 45372159
  • (Sirsi) 45372159

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