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Aboriginal-Mining Company Contractual Agreements in Australia and Canada: Implications for Political Autonomy and Community Development

Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

Aboriginal-Mining Company Contractual Agreements in Australia and Canada: Implications for Political Autonomy and Community Development
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2010
Country Australia
Topic
  • Informed Decision Making
  • Pimatisiwin
Complexity Advanced
Keywords
  • Business Practices
  • Community Engagement
  • Consultation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Decision Making
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Impact
  • Impact Benefit Agreement
  • Social & Cultural Impacts
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Indigenous Allies
  • Leadership and Management
Description The impacts of contractual agreements between industry and Indigenous communities (IBAs), for Aboriginal peoples are considered. Positive impacts including increased economic and social opportunities are compared with the negative impacts such as damaged relationships and protections from government, environmental groups, and the juridicial system. This paper identifies strategies to address these impacts, to ensure that contractual agreements support community development.
Journal Canadian Journal of Development Studies
Volume 30
Issue 1
Pages 69 - 86
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