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'No-one's really aware of where they are': A case study of Indigenous student mobilities in Australia's northwest

Prout, Sarah; Yap, Mandy

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Indigenous Australians have often been described as highly mobile people, particularly in historical and remote 'wilderness' contexts. To date though, very little research has examined the relationship between Indigenous temporary mobilities and formal education systems, which assume and require 'settled' residency practice. This paper situates one such analysis in the northern tourist town of Broome, Western Australia. It draws on both qualitative and quantitative data from educators and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66681
Source: International Journal of Educational Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2011.12.001

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