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Losing ground? Issues of autonomy in an Urban Indigenous Organisation.

Adams, Elise Katharine


This thesis offers an ethnographic study of one urban Aboriginal organisation, Winanga-Li Aboriginal Corporation; a successful human service agency struggling against the socioeconomic disadvantage faced by Aboriginal Australians. The thesis argues that the difficulties faced by Winanga-Li stem not from Indigenous incapacity, but rather from government policies that maintain Indigenous oppression. Three interwoven theoretical strands serve to explicate this thesis: those of post-colonialism,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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