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The Resource An Unruly Child : A History of Law in Australia

An Unruly Child : A History of Law in Australia

Label
An Unruly Child : A History of Law in Australia
Title
An Unruly Child
Title remainder
A History of Law in Australia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Kercher, Bruce
Dewey number
349.94 349.4
LC call number
KU120 .K473 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Law-Australia-History
Label
An Unruly Child : A History of Law in Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title page -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Introduction: English flotsam -- PART I FRONTIER LAW -- 1 Aboriginal subjects of the Crown -- British subjects or enemies? -- Burton's tears -- The word of Aboriginal subjects -- Aboriginal rights to land -- 2 The contradictions of convict law -- Freedom and the lash, 1788-1820 -- The impossibility of strict law, 1820-1840 -- The end of convict liberty, 1840-1868 -- From autonomy to official control -- 3 Amateur law at the frontier -- Law in the bush -- Civil courts in an uncivil society -- Amateur law on the penal islands -- Moreton Bay and Port Phillip -- The western frontiers -- PART II IMPERIAL ORTHODOXY, 1820-1900 -- 4 Innovation smothered? Formal changes from the 1820s to the 1850s -- A new Britannia in another world -- 1823: the first great change -- 1828: closer into the arms of English law -- Votes for the vulgar low-bred fellows -- 5 The power of the judges: judicial review and the attachment to England -- Freedom of the press -- Judicial review and the accumulated wisdom of ancestors -- Writs and wigs -- Boothby's lasting contribution to colonial independence -- 6 Repugnant legislation: law making from 1824 to responsible government -- Dangers in the bush -- Paternalist labour law -- Reducing the cruelty of debt law -- Mass law breaking by the squatters -- 7 Colonial freedom: law making between responsible government and 1900 -- Colonial independence -- Selectors and speculators -- Gold and democracy -- Corporate crashes -- Danger on the railways -- The rights of women -- A new province for law and order -- Racial attitudes enshrined in law -- New principles in new bodies -- From external to internal constraints -- PART III FEDERATION: DEFERENCE AND INDEPENDENCE -- 8 Creeping towards legal independence, 1901-1960 -- Three cheers for the queen and three for Australia
  • Cultural cringe and the myth of unity -- Bending the law on burnt feet -- Keeping out the Privy Council -- Arbitration and the empire of strict law -- Remnants of imperial restrictions -- 9 The rebirth of Australian legal doctrine, 1960-1995 -- The slow steps to independence -- Legalist Chief Justices -- Lionel Murphy -- End of empire: the Australia Acts 1986 -- The new makers of Australian law -- Mabo and the beginning of justice -- Five phases of Australian law -- Notes and sources -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC5522689
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781741155754
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5522689
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL5522689
  • (OCoLC)1056068805
Label
An Unruly Child : A History of Law in Australia
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title page -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Introduction: English flotsam -- PART I FRONTIER LAW -- 1 Aboriginal subjects of the Crown -- British subjects or enemies? -- Burton's tears -- The word of Aboriginal subjects -- Aboriginal rights to land -- 2 The contradictions of convict law -- Freedom and the lash, 1788-1820 -- The impossibility of strict law, 1820-1840 -- The end of convict liberty, 1840-1868 -- From autonomy to official control -- 3 Amateur law at the frontier -- Law in the bush -- Civil courts in an uncivil society -- Amateur law on the penal islands -- Moreton Bay and Port Phillip -- The western frontiers -- PART II IMPERIAL ORTHODOXY, 1820-1900 -- 4 Innovation smothered? Formal changes from the 1820s to the 1850s -- A new Britannia in another world -- 1823: the first great change -- 1828: closer into the arms of English law -- Votes for the vulgar low-bred fellows -- 5 The power of the judges: judicial review and the attachment to England -- Freedom of the press -- Judicial review and the accumulated wisdom of ancestors -- Writs and wigs -- Boothby's lasting contribution to colonial independence -- 6 Repugnant legislation: law making from 1824 to responsible government -- Dangers in the bush -- Paternalist labour law -- Reducing the cruelty of debt law -- Mass law breaking by the squatters -- 7 Colonial freedom: law making between responsible government and 1900 -- Colonial independence -- Selectors and speculators -- Gold and democracy -- Corporate crashes -- Danger on the railways -- The rights of women -- A new province for law and order -- Racial attitudes enshrined in law -- New principles in new bodies -- From external to internal constraints -- PART III FEDERATION: DEFERENCE AND INDEPENDENCE -- 8 Creeping towards legal independence, 1901-1960 -- Three cheers for the queen and three for Australia
  • Cultural cringe and the myth of unity -- Bending the law on burnt feet -- Keeping out the Privy Council -- Arbitration and the empire of strict law -- Remnants of imperial restrictions -- 9 The rebirth of Australian legal doctrine, 1960-1995 -- The slow steps to independence -- Legalist Chief Justices -- Lionel Murphy -- End of empire: the Australia Acts 1986 -- The new makers of Australian law -- Mabo and the beginning of justice -- Five phases of Australian law -- Notes and sources -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC5522689
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781741155754
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5522689
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL5522689
  • (OCoLC)1056068805

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