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Author Moreton-Robinson, Aileen.

Title Whitening race : essays in social and cultural criticism / edited by Aileen Moreton-Robinson
Published Canberra, ACT : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004
Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004
©2004

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Description xiv, 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
regular print
Series UQP's Australian symposium series ; no. 1
UQP symposium series ; no. 1
Contents 1. Anxieties of dispossession: whiteness, history, and Australia's war in Viet Nam -- 2. Reconciliation in and out of perspective: white knowing, seeing, curating and being at home in and against Indigenous sovereignty -- 3. Racism, foreigner communities and the onto-pathology of white Australian subjectivity -- 4. Thoughts on a politics of whiteness in a (never quite post) colonial country: abolitionism, essentialism and incommensurability -- 5. Racial positioning, privilege and public debate -- 6. Whiteness, epistemology and Indigenous representation -- 7. Destabilising or recuperating whiteness? (un)mapping 'the self' of agentic learning discourses -- 8. Social work theory and practice: the invisibility of whiteness -- 9. Decentring white men: critical reflections on masculinity and whites studies --
10. Frontier theory: displacement and disavowal in the writing of white nations -- 11. 'A lovely land ... by shadows dark untainted'?: whiteness and early Queensland women's writing -- 12. False whiteness: 'passing' and the stolen generations -- 13. Terrains of migrancy and whiteness: how British migrants locate themselves in Australia -- 14. Differentiating whiteness: white Australia, white masculinities and Aboriginal reconcilitation -- 15. Whiteness in constructions of Australian nationhood: Indigenes, immigrants and governmentality -- 16. Borderline anxieties: what whitening the Irish has to do with keeping out asylum seekers -- 17. Refugees and the coloniality of power: border-crossers of postcolonial whiteness
Summary With its focus on Australia, this text engages with relations between migration, Indigenous dispossession and whiteness. It creates a new intellectual space that investigates the nature of racialised conditions and their role in reproducing colonising relations in Australia
Analysis Sociology (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-297) and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Subject Sociology (Australia)
Australia -- Race relations.
National characteristics, Australian.
Ethnocentrism -- Australia.
Race awareness -- Australia.
Race discrimination -- Australia.
Whites -- Race identity -- Australia.
Whites -- Australia -- Attitudes.
Racism -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment.
Aboriginal Australians -- Public opinion.
National charactreristics -- Australia
Australia -- Race relations.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Moreton-Robinson, Aileen, editor
Ebooks Corporation.
LC no. 2005440899
ISBN 9780855754655
0855754656