Population Mobility and Indigenous Peoples in Australasia and North America
Focusing on the four 'New World' countries - Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States - this book explores key themes and issues in indigenous mobility. In each of these countries, indigenous peoples share a common historical experience More...
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Focusing on the four 'New World' countries - Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States - this book explores key themes and issues in indigenous mobility. In each of these countries, indigenous peoples share a common historical experience of population decline as a consequence of colonisation by non-indigenes, followed by a period of recuperation, and more recently, rapid growth under regimes of welfare colonialism.
John Taylor, a journalist for more than two decades, has been a contributing editor at New York magazine and a senior writer for Esquire. He lives in East Moriches, New York.
|Introduction: New World Demography|
|Continuity and Change in Indisgenous Australian Population Mobility|
|Flirting with Zelinsky in Aoteoroa/New Zealand: a Maori Mobility Transition|
|Migration and Spatial Distribution of American Indians in the Twentieth Century|
|Government Policy and the Spatial Distribution of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples|
|Data Issues and Analysis|
|Data Sources and Issues for the Analysis of Indisgenous Peoples Mobility|
|Registered Indian Mobility and Migration in Canada: Patterns and Implications|
|The Politics of Maori Mobility|
|American Indians and Geographic Mobility: Some Parameters for Public Policy|
|The Formation of Contemporary Aboriginal Settlement Patterns in Australia: Government Policies and Programs|
|Myth of the "Walkabout": Movement in the Aboriginal Domain|
|The Social Underpinnings of an Outstation Movement in Cape York Peninsula, Australia|
|Conclusion: Emerging Research Themes|