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The cunning of recognition [electronic resource] : indigenous alterities and the making of Australian multiculturalism / Elizabeth A. Povinelli.

Author/Creator:
Povinelli, Elizabeth A.
Publication:
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series:
Politics, history, and culture.
Politics, history, and culture
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (353 p.)
Subjects:
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.
Aboriginal Australians -- Claims.
Multiculturalism -- Australia.
Australia -- Race relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A critique of liberal multiculturalism through a study of state-aboriginal relations in Australia, employing an innovative hybrid of theoretical approaches from anthropology, political theory, linguistics, and psychoanalysis.
Contents:
Introduction: Critical Common Sense
1. Mutant Messages
2. The Vulva Thieves (Atna Nylkna): Modal Ethics and the Colonial Archive
3. Sex Rites, Civil Rights
4. Shamed States
5. The Poetics of Ghosts: Social Reproduction in the Archive of the Nation
6. The Truest Belief Is Compulsion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-324) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-92022-7
9786612920226
0-8223-8367-5
OCLC:
850217412
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