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The political iconography of Aboriginality 1

James, Roberta

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The politics of ambiguity is about multiplicities and is inherent in the politics of representation. Political satire has always been a weapon of critique levelled at those in positions of power, unmasking the disjunctures between the current slogans or discursive strategies of political pretenders and the stark social realities of the people whose interests they apparently protect. Political satire necessarily obscures complexities, precisely those complexities which are disavowed in the...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorJames, Roberta
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-16T00:30:29Z
dc.date.available2015-03-16T00:30:29Z
dc.identifier.issn1834-4461
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/12943
dc.description.abstractThe politics of ambiguity is about multiplicities and is inherent in the politics of representation. Political satire has always been a weapon of critique levelled at those in positions of power, unmasking the disjunctures between the current slogans or discursive strategies of political pretenders and the stark social realities of the people whose interests they apparently protect. Political satire necessarily obscures complexities, precisely those complexities which are disavowed in the dominant discourses.
dc.format15 pages
dc.publisherWiley
dc.rights© 1999-2015 John Wiley & Sons
dc.sourceOceania
dc.subjectpolitics of ambiguity
dc.subjectmultiplicities
dc.subjectpolitical satire
dc.titleThe political iconography of Aboriginality 1
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume63
dc.date.issued1993-03
local.publisher.urlhttp://au.wiley.com.virtual.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusPublished version
local.contributor.affiliationJames. Roberta, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage207
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage221
local.identifier.doi10.1002/j.1834-4461.1993.tb02418.x
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