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Land as 'third space': towards an educational and social re-engagement of Indigenous youth in remote Australia

Schwab, Robert (Jerry); Fogarty, William

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The educational and social disengagement of Indigenous youth in many remote communities in Northern Australia is well documented. A cursory reading of media reports and opinion pieces uncovers many who can be blamed: schools, parents, teachers, government, socialists, anthropologists, linguists and even film makers. Solutions offered are legion and range from conservative (eliminate bilingual programs, link welfare payments to school attendance, send children to boarding schools so they can...[Show more]

CollectionsANU National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS)
Type: Conference presentation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9764

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