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Australia's Commonwealth Self-determination Policy 1972-1998 : the imagined nation and the continuing control of indigenous existence / Stephen Jenkins.

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  • Aboriginal Australians. Politics And Government.
  • Aboriginal Australians. Social Conditions 20Th Century.
  • Aboriginal Australians. Cultural Assimilation.
  • Aboriginal Australians. Government Relations.
  • Self-Determination
  • National Australia
  • Social Responsibility.

Abstract

Argues that the Australian nation is the primary obstacle to the granting of self-determination to indigenous people because it is imagined and constituted as a monocultural entity, one that resists any divisions within the national space on the basis of culture or 'race'.

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