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Compulsory income management and Indigenous Australians: delivering social justice or furthering colonial domination?

Bielefeld, Brooke (Shelley)


The arguments presented in this article suggest that rather than delivering social justice, as the government may well intend, compulsory income management continues to perpetuate colonial domination, and reminds many Indigenous Australians of the problematic paternalism that is the hallmark of colonial relations. Rather than seeking to repair the historical injustice done to Indigenous Australians in relation to access to cash, the federal government continues to allow the racist colonial past...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: University of New South Wales Law Journal
Access Rights: Open Access


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