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Title The Limits of Settler Colonial Reconciliation Non-indigenous People and the Responsibility to Engage
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Verlag, 2016
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Contents Editors and Contributors; 1 Non-Indigenous People and the Limits of Settler Colonial Reconciliation; Abstract; Thinking Reconciliation in a Settler Colonial Society; Visibility, Invisibility, and Relations of Reconciliation; The Limits of Settler Colonial Policy; Arrangement; References; Conceptualising the Limits of Settler Colonial Reconciliation; 2 Beyond Colonial Completion: Arendt, Settler Colonialism and the End of Politics; Abstract; The Settler Drive to Colonial Completion; Settler Politics and Its Occupation of the Middle Ground; The Political as a Site of Change
7 Attitudinal Barriers to Reconciliation in AustraliaAbstract; Introduction; The Trope of Reconciliation; Reconciliationist Attitudes; Privilege, Race and Nativity; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 8 Cultivating Sympathy and Reconciliation: The Importance of Sympathetic Response; Abstract; Introduction; Methodology; Acknowledgement and Reconciliation; Sympathetic Response; Social Reconstruction Blocked; Lack of National Identity; Failure of Government to Model Thin Sympathy; Fostering Thin Sympathy; Conclusions; References
9 'You Can't Have Reconciliation Without Justice': How Non-Indigenous Participants in Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Process Understand Their Roles and GoalsAbstract; Indigenous Perspectives on Reconciliation; Indigenous Perspectives on Allyship; Data and Methods; What Reconciliation Means to 'Engaged' Settlers; Being an Ally; Tensions and Contradictions; 'All in it Together' Versus Respecting the Right Not to Engage; 'Helping' Versus Working with or Taking Leadership from Indigenous Peoples; Expecting Indigenous People to Teach Settlers Versus Taking Responsibility for One's Own Learning
AbstractIntroduction; Conflicting Definitions; The Whole Community is Non-aboriginal; Children Losing Identity; A Confident and Unchallengeable Identity; Identities in Conflict; An Identity Test?; References; Testing the Limits of Settler Colonial Relationships; 6 Colonising White Innocence: Complicity and Critical Encounters; Abstract; Categories, Languages, Premises and Promises; Colonising White Innocence as a Policy Dynamic; Colonising White Innocence: In Academic and Critical Spaces; Messy Complicities and Diffuse Conclusions; References
Arendt and ColonialismColonial Completion and the End of Politics; Conclusion; References; 3 Facing the Settler Colonial Present; Abstract; Introduction; Settler Colonial Studies and the Settler Colonial Present; Settler Colonialism and Accumulation Without Reproduction; What Is to Be Done?; Conclusion; References; 4 Two Kinds of Recognition: The Politics of Engagement in Settler Societies; Abstract; Introduction; Recognition; Australia: The Campaign for Constitutional Recognition; Canada: The Recognition of Injustice as Grounds for Action; Conclusion; References; 5 With Whom Do We Reconcile?
Summary This book investigates whether and how reconciliation in Australia and other settler colonial societies might connect to the attitudes of non-Indigenous people in ways that promote a deeper engagement with Indigenous needs and aspirations. It explores concepts and practices of reconciliation, considering the structural and attitudinal limits to such efforts in settler colonial countries. Bringing together contributions by the world's leading experts on settler colonialism and the politics of reconciliation, it complements current research approaches to the problems of responsibility and engagement between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Culture conflict -- Australia.
Culture conflict -- Canada.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia.
Indigenous peoples -- Canada.
Australia -- Colonial influence.
Canada -- Colonial influence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789811026546 (electronic bk.)
9811026548 (electronic bk.)