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The Indigenous hybrid economy: A realistic sustainable option for remote communities?

Altman, Jon


The ideas that I want to share with you tonight are not new, at least not for me: I want to discuss a form of economy that I term the hybrid economy that includes free market and customary and state components. I have been aware of this form of economy since 1979, when I left Melbourne to live and undertake research for a doctorate in anthropology at a remote outstation in Arnhem Land. There, the non-market or subsistence sector based on harvesting of wildlife was the dominant component of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Conference paper
Source: Australian Fabian Society, Melbourne, 26 October 2005
Access Rights: Open Access


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