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Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native
The article explores the relationship between genocide and the settler colonialism. The author asserts that though the settler-colonial logic of elimination has manifested as genocidal-they should be
Settler colonialism and the transformation of anthropology : the politics and poetics of an ethnographic event
Text and context - anthropology and settler colonialism white manAs flour - virgin birth in anthropology and Australian settler discourse science, colonialism and anthropology - the logic of global
Traces of History: Elementary Structures of Race
  • P. Wolfe
  • History, Sociology
  • 12 January 2016
Traces of History presents a new approach to race and to comparative colonial studies. Bringing a historical perspective to bear on the regimes of race that colonizers have sought to impose on
Land, Labor, and Difference: Elementary Structures of Race
logic, as in the case of Jeffersonian rhetoric, emancipation actually did let them in. Thus it was no accident that a concomitant response to the crisis provoked by emancipation should have been the
Purchase by Other Means: The Palestine Nakba and Zionism’s Conquest of Economics
  • P. Wolfe
  • History, Economics
  • 1 January 2012
This article questions the singularity of the Palestine Nakba. It highlights some of the historical preconditions that enabled the Nakba to occur, revealing it to have been a consolidation rather
Settler colonial logics and the neoliberal regime
It is often assumed that while both capitalism and the modern state may originate in processes such as primitive accumulation, imperialism and colonialism, and conquest, modernization in both the
On Being Woken Up: The Dreamtime in Anthropology and in Australian Settler Culture
  • P. Wolfe
  • Sociology
    Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • 1 April 1991
In the wake of decolonisation, an increasing number of analyses turned the ethnographic gaze onto anthropology itself. Humbler postcolonial strategies emerged, designed to democratise anthropology's
History and Imperialism: A Century of Theory, from Marx to Postcolonialism
IMPERIALISM RESEMBLES DARWINISM, in that many use the term but few can say what it really means. This imprecision is encouraged by a surfeit of synonyms. Two stand out: imperialism is taken to be
Corpus nullius: the exception of Indians and other aliens in US constitutional discourse.1
The coexistence of the rhetoric of human freedom that has characterised the US Government’s ‘war on terror’ and the denial of due process to those who have been dubbed ‘enemy combatants’ is by no