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The "Blackfella Way" : ideology and practice in an urban Aboriginal community

Schwab, Robert


This is a study of urban Aboriginal ideology, conducted in Adelaide, South Australia. It addresses the issue of Aboriginal identity and argues that in order to understand the Aboriginal sense of self it is necessary to examine the tension between history, ideas, dispositions and social practice in the context of the objective conditions of daily life. The thesis is that there exists among Aborigines in Adelaide an ideational system they refer to as the "Blackfella Way". An overview of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d763a314b3eb


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