When a multimillion-dollar development threatens the sacred site of one of Australia's Aboriginal populations, the Corrowa people file a native claim over the site. Hours after Justice Brosnan rejects the claim, he is dead. Days later, the developer's lawyer is also killed. As the body count rises, it becomes clear that the key to unlocking the murderers identity the single red feather left behind at each crime scene. Filled with suspense and grisly detail, this book follows detectives Jason Matthews, a young Aboriginal policeman, and Andrew Higgins, a wizened cop possessed by his need for revenge, as they attempt to investigate the murders and stay impartial. A fast-paced crime novel as well as a cutting social commentary, this narrative puts native title and contemporary Australian issues under the microscope, exposing a nation still struggling to come to terms with its bleak past.
- Electronic book text | 276 pages
- 133 x 203mm | 267g
- 01 Jun 2011
- University of Queensland Press
- St Lucia, Australia
Table of contents
The Issue of Empowerment of the Teacher as Curriculum Agent: Some Perspectives; Curriculum Studies as a Field of Study; The Process of Curriculum Development; Effective Curriculum Design for Dynamic Curriculum Development; Curriculum Dissemination as a Critical Phase within Dynamic Curriculum Development; Successful Curriculum Implementation; Comprehensive Curriculum Evaluation within Dynamic Curriculum Development; The Operationalisation of the Curriculum; The Responsibility of the Empowered Teacher in regard to Curriculum Development; Bibliography; Index.