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Two visions of Indigenous economic development and cultural survival: The 'real economy' and the 'hybrid economy'

Curchin, Katherine


Noel Pearson and Jon Altman are two of the central intellectual figures in the contemporary debate on how to address the poverty and disadvantage of Indigenous Australians living in remote regions. This article compares their visions for Indigenous economic development. Pearson advocates greater integration of Indigenous people into what he calls the ‘real economy’, but Altman has produced an alternative approach to Indigenous development – the ‘hybrid economy’ approach – which he suggests is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1080/10361146.2015.1049976


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