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Bourke, Colin

Colin Bourke is currently Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University. He has a Master of Education degree from Canberra and undergraduate qualifications in commerce and education from the University of Melbourne. Colin has been involved in Aboriginal Education at local, state and national levels in various capacities, since 1956. He has held a range of University and Public Service positions around Australia, and was formerly Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Aboriginal and Islander Studies, University of South Australia. Colin has written numerous papers on Aboriginal issues and is the co-author of Before the Invasion. Aboriginal Australia was co-edited with Eleanor Bourke and Bill Edwards and was published by UPQ in 1998.
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Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Aboriginal Studies (2nd edition)

Picture of Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Aboriginal Studies (2nd edition)
Aboriginal Australia presents selected themes that relate to indigenous Australians against a background of traditional, colonial and contemporary experiences. Particular facets of the lives of Aboriginal Australians are revealed through an examination of their struggle to maintain a strong identity and heritage while actively participating in Australian society. Reflected throughout the work is how this process enriches the Australian community as a whole.Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Aboriginal Studies is designed also for use by TV Open Learning students in association with the ABC television programs produced for the University of South Australia course: Aboriginal Studies: Aboriginal Australia.