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Success in Closing the Socio-Economic Gap, But Still a Long Way to Go: Urban Aboriginal Disadvantage, Trauma, and Racism in the Australian City of Newcastle

Howard-Wagner, Deirdre


The research presented in this article is based on a four-year place-based qualitative case study of Aboriginal success in addressing Aboriginal disadvantage in the Australian city of Newcastle. The article presents extracts from in-depth interviews with Aboriginal people working on a day-to-day basis with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people experiencing disadvantage in this city. Interviewees define Indigenous disadvantage in a way that differs considerably from how it is defined...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-14
Type: Journal article
Source: International Indigenous Policy Journal
DOI: 10.18584/iipj.2019.10.1.3
Access Rights: Open Access


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