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White mother to a dark race : settler colonialism, maternalism, and the removal of indigenous children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940 / Margaret D. Jacobs.

Author/Creator:
Jacobs, Margaret D., 1963-
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxii, 557 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia.
Stolen generations (Australia).
Indian children -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia.
Indian children -- Institutional care -- United States.
Women, White.
Women social workers.
Contents:
Gender and settler colonialism in the North American West and Australia
Designing indigenous child removal policies
The great white mother
The practice of indigenous child removal
Intimate betrayals
Groomed to be useful
Maternalism in the institutions
Out of the frying pan
Challenging indigenous child removal.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780803211001 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803211007 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
268789976