The Resource Blind conscience, Margot O'Neill, (ebook)

Blind conscience, Margot O'Neill, (ebook)

Label
Blind conscience
Title
Blind conscience
Statement of responsibility
Margot O'Neill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Mandatory detention of asylum-seekers has been a prominent public issue for almost a decade. It has provoked shame and anger across society, been manipulated politically by all sides and has prompted many to become actively involved in campaigns in support of asylum-seekers. The government's recent response to the crisis precipitated by the arrivial of the West Papuans and the widespread protest that followed show that the refugee crisis is not over. Nevertheless the prospects for incarcerated asylum-seekers have improved markedly since the intervention of Petro Georgeiou and other federal Liberal backbenchers. This shift and the time that has passed since the Tampa incident, children overboard and near saturation coverage of individual asylum-seekers provide the opportunity for some reflection. Margot O'Neill has covered many angles of the story herself, but writes now about the way Australian society at large was affected. She uses individuals - activists, psychiatrists, lawyers, politicians, prison guards - with direct experience to tell the broader story. This gives the book a strong narrative drive and a powerful emotional charge."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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O'Neill, Margot
Dewey number
362.870994
Index
index present
LC call number
HV640.4.A78
LC item number
O64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Label
Blind conscience, Margot O'Neill, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=421342
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
286 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC421342
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC421342
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL421342
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10351552
  • (OCoLC)437108239
Label
Blind conscience, Margot O'Neill, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=421342
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
286 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC421342
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC421342
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL421342
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10351552
  • (OCoLC)437108239

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