The Resource Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians, Marcia Langton

Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians, Marcia Langton

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Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians
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Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians
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Marcia Langton
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eng
Summary
Berndt Lecture; critique of the role of essentialism in the shaping of Indigenous political and cultural rights debates at the expense of individual (particularly women and children) and economic participation; contribution of anthropologists and Ronald and Catherine Berndt to the understanding of Aboriginal society; the Arnhem land adjustment movement as example of attempts at economic independence; marginalisation of economic history in the analysis of Indigenous disadvantage; policy responses by government in the 1960s and 70s; land justice and the development of the passive welfare economy; exceptionalist modes of describing Aboriginal disadvantage; Pearson?s attack on the welfare economy - right to take responsibility; failure to understand disadvantage historically; problem of self-determination and the framework of human rights - failure to distinguish ?people? and 'peoples' in Indigenous issues; Indigenous leaders? limitation of human rights to land and resources - neglect of individual rights particularly women and children; importance of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 169 for the improvement of social and economic conditions; proposal of an optional interventionist program
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1951-
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Langton, Marcia
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non fiction
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  • Berndt, Catherine H.
  • Berndt, Ronald M.
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Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians, Marcia Langton
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Bibliography: p. 21-22
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p. [1]-22
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Anthropology, politics and the changing world of Aboriginal Australians, Marcia Langton
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 21-22
Extent
p. [1]-22

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