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The Resource White men are liars : another look at Aboriginal-western interactions, Margaret S. Bain

White men are liars : another look at Aboriginal-western interactions, Margaret S. Bain

Label
White men are liars : another look at Aboriginal-western interactions
Title
White men are liars
Title remainder
another look at Aboriginal-western interactions
Statement of responsibility
Margaret S. Bain
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A non-Indigenous anthropological perspective on Pitjantjatjara world views and communication
Cataloging source
XDHM
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Bain, Margaret S
Dewey number
499.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Language and culture
  • Abstraction
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Intercultural communication
  • Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)
Label
White men are liars : another look at Aboriginal-western interactions, Margaret S. Bain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 43)
Contents
Aboriginal-Western differences: introduction: a rationale for comparison of differences; a history of separation; Case studies of losses in communication; A key Aboriginal-Western difference: contrasting use of abstraction; A first clue: Aboriginal language; A second clue: social relationships; Broader implications -- Language: General vs specific: consequences for communication; Conditional sentences: hypothesis, alternatives and possibilities: contrasting Aboriginal and Western usage; Hypothesis; Consequences for communication; Alternatives and possibilities; Aboriginal teaching, learning and knowing: teaching and learning, becoming knowledgeable, becoming ignorant, consequences for communication -- World view: Elements of Aboriginal world view: "Dreaming"; Space and time; Classification: totemism; Causality: totemic ritual and kinship; Causative elements; In everyday affairs; Constrasting Western world view: space and time, causality; consequences for communication -- Social relationships and interactions: Social relationships: Aboriginal relationships: reciprocal; Western relationships: reciprocal and negotiated; Contrasting types of social interactions: reciprocal and negotiated; Linguistic support for the notion of reciprocal interaction; Authority and relationship; Economics: distribution of goods; Different expectations in interactions: reciprocal v. negotiated: expectations and resultant pressures; Coping mechanisms -- Representation: a difficulty; Summary and conclusions -- Broader implications of the Aboriginal-Western encounter: communicating with Aboriginals; Social relationships; Self-determination; Administration; Law; Education; Western misinterpretations; What can be done?
Control code
000040118216
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 43 p.
Isbn
9780868924519
Other physical details
ill.
Label
White men are liars : another look at Aboriginal-western interactions, Margaret S. Bain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 43)
Contents
Aboriginal-Western differences: introduction: a rationale for comparison of differences; a history of separation; Case studies of losses in communication; A key Aboriginal-Western difference: contrasting use of abstraction; A first clue: Aboriginal language; A second clue: social relationships; Broader implications -- Language: General vs specific: consequences for communication; Conditional sentences: hypothesis, alternatives and possibilities: contrasting Aboriginal and Western usage; Hypothesis; Consequences for communication; Alternatives and possibilities; Aboriginal teaching, learning and knowing: teaching and learning, becoming knowledgeable, becoming ignorant, consequences for communication -- World view: Elements of Aboriginal world view: "Dreaming"; Space and time; Classification: totemism; Causality: totemic ritual and kinship; Causative elements; In everyday affairs; Constrasting Western world view: space and time, causality; consequences for communication -- Social relationships and interactions: Social relationships: Aboriginal relationships: reciprocal; Western relationships: reciprocal and negotiated; Contrasting types of social interactions: reciprocal and negotiated; Linguistic support for the notion of reciprocal interaction; Authority and relationship; Economics: distribution of goods; Different expectations in interactions: reciprocal v. negotiated: expectations and resultant pressures; Coping mechanisms -- Representation: a difficulty; Summary and conclusions -- Broader implications of the Aboriginal-Western encounter: communicating with Aboriginals; Social relationships; Self-determination; Administration; Law; Education; Western misinterpretations; What can be done?
Control code
000040118216
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 43 p.
Isbn
9780868924519
Other physical details
ill.

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