Assimilation and the Re-Invention of Barbarism
Australia Indigenous Law Review, Special Edition, Vol. 11, pp. 42-45, 2008
Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Date Written: 2008
This article suggests that the processes for establishing a more coherent approach to Indigenous law and order are being put in place, however, these gains need to be defended and supported against the renewed ascendancy of a discourse of barbarism and primitivism about Indigenous people within current federal policies.
Keywords: Assimilation, barbarism, Indigenous, primitivism
JEL Classification: K00
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