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Philanthropy and Settler Colonialism.

By: O'Brien, Anne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (313 p.).ISBN: 9781137440501.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Charities | Aboriginal Australians -- Services for -- History | Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History | Australia -- Race relations -- History | Australia -- Social policy | Charities -- Australia -- History | Immigrants -- Australia -- Charities | Immigrants -- Services for -- Australia -- History | Social service -- Australia -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philanthropy and Settler ColonialismDDC classification: 361.70994 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Governing and the Philanthropic Disposition; Kindness, mercy and the quest for colonies; 'Splendid edifices of white squared stone': voluntarism and the penal institutions; 'A universal desire to assist': philanthropic organisations; Respectability and the segmentation of charity; 'One Blood': black philanthropy; 2 The Democratic Moment; Fighting pauperism in the first depression; Caroline Chisholm and working-class women; The alcohol problem: moral and social reform; Fighting the devil: Nathaniel Pidgeon
Myall Creek and the limits of compensation3 An 'Age of Philanthropy'?; White relief: asylums; White relief: rations; Reforming the fallen; Civilising the urban poor; Missions to the heathen; Parallels and divergences; 4 Prevention and Protection; Depression; Rescue; Prevention; Humanitarian protection?; 5 A Hand Up: The Problems of Independence; The shadow of war; Gender tensions; Depression; A medical problem?; Fighting protection; Depression activists; Missions and independence; 6 Beyond Mere Welfare; A new social order; Self-help and white rights; Advancing Indigenous rights
Assimilation, activism and practical helpWomen and children: institutions in white Australia; A mission to educate; 7 'To Hell with Charity'; Self-help and radical change; Faith in community; Social work and community work; Activism and practical help; Self-determination and community; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: <p >This book, the first long-range history of the voluntary sector in Australia and the first internationally to compare philanthropy for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in a settler society, explores how the race and gender ideologies embedded in philanthropy contributed to the construction of Australia's welfare state.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Governing and the Philanthropic Disposition; Kindness, mercy and the quest for colonies; 'Splendid edifices of white squared stone': voluntarism and the penal institutions; 'A universal desire to assist': philanthropic organisations; Respectability and the segmentation of charity; 'One Blood': black philanthropy; 2 The Democratic Moment; Fighting pauperism in the first depression; Caroline Chisholm and working-class women; The alcohol problem: moral and social reform; Fighting the devil: Nathaniel Pidgeon

Myall Creek and the limits of compensation3 An 'Age of Philanthropy'?; White relief: asylums; White relief: rations; Reforming the fallen; Civilising the urban poor; Missions to the heathen; Parallels and divergences; 4 Prevention and Protection; Depression; Rescue; Prevention; Humanitarian protection?; 5 A Hand Up: The Problems of Independence; The shadow of war; Gender tensions; Depression; A medical problem?; Fighting protection; Depression activists; Missions and independence; 6 Beyond Mere Welfare; A new social order; Self-help and white rights; Advancing Indigenous rights

Assimilation, activism and practical helpWomen and children: institutions in white Australia; A mission to educate; 7 'To Hell with Charity'; Self-help and radical change; Faith in community; Social work and community work; Activism and practical help; Self-determination and community; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index

<p >This book, the first long-range history of the voluntary sector in Australia and the first internationally to compare philanthropy for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in a settler society, explores how the race and gender ideologies embedded in philanthropy contributed to the construction of Australia's welfare state.

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<p>Anne O'Brien is an Associate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She has published widely in the fields of welfare, religion and women's and gender history. Her most recent monograph is God's Willing workers: Women and religion in Australia (2005).</p>

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