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Don't depend on me : autonomy and dependence in an Aboriginal community in North Queensland

Finlayson, Julie Dianne


This thesis examines the interplay between autonomy and dependence in domestic relations in a north Queensland urban Aboriginal community. Autonomy and dependence are mutually related principles of sociality which structure not only gender roles in Aboriginal domestic life, but also the relationships Aboriginal people establish with Europeans. This thesis offers a different view of the nature of households and the dynamics of gender relations in Aboriginal households from the prevailing...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a26356b5cd


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