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An Ambivalent Hospitality: Aboriginal Senior Public Servants And The Representation Of Others In Australia's Self-Governing Northern Territory

Ganter, Elizabeth Joan

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"How can you make decisions about Aboriginal people when you can’t even talk to the people you’ve got here that are blackfellas?" This question was posed by an Aboriginal senior public servant whom I interviewed for this research in 2007. She was imagining a conversation with the Northern Territory Public Service, whose invitation for Aborigines to join its departments provides the backdrop to my study. Counterposing the absent Aboriginal policy subject with the ever-present, idiomatic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10128

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