THE STIGMA OF WHITE PRIVILEGE

@article{Kowal2011THESO,
  title={THE STIGMA OF WHITE PRIVILEGE},
  author={Emma Kowal},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={313 - 333}
}
  • E. Kowal
  • Published 1 May 2011
  • Sociology
  • Cultural Studies
Beginning in the 1970s, the efforts of the Australian settler state to help its Indigenous minority shifted away from ‘assimilation’ and embraced the principles of ‘self-determination’. According to the rhetoric of the self-determination era – explored in this article as the ‘liberal fantasy space’ – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians should be in control of efforts to improve their lives, ultimately making state intervention redundant. A by-product of this shift was to radically… Expand
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