People and Change in Indigenous Australia 9780824873332

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People and Change in Indigenous Australia
 9780824873332

Table of contents :
Contents
Introduction: People and Change in Indigenous Australia
VALUE
1. Bold Women of the Warlpiri Diaspora Who Went Too Far
2. Predicaments of Proximity: Revising Relatedness in a Warlpiri Town
3. Self-possessed: Children, Recognition, and Psychological Autonomy at Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia
HISTORIES
4. Reconfiguring Relational Personhood among Lander Warlpiri
5. The Role of Allocative Power and Its Diminution in the Constitution and Violation of Wiradjuri Personhood
HEGEMONIES
6. Murrinhpatha Personhood, Other Humans, and Contemporary Youth
7. Mobility and the Education of Indigenous Youth Away from Remote Home Communities
8. We’re Here to Worship God: Aboriginal Christians and the Political Dimensions of Personhood
AFTERWORD
9. Empathy, Psychic Unity, Anger, and Shame: Learning about Personhood in a Remote Aboriginal Community
References
Contributors
Index

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