Indigenous Australians as ‘No Gaps’ subjects: education and development in remote Indigenous Australia

Indigenous Australians as ‘No Gaps’ subjects: education and development in remote Indigenous Australia Book Section

Closing the Gap in Education: Improving outcomes in southern world societies

  • Author(s): Altman, Jon, Fogarty, Bill
  • Secondary Author(s): Snyder, Ilana, Nieuwenhuysen, J
  • Published: 2010
  • Publisher: Monash University

Abstract: In this chapter we want to problematise the notion that closing the gap in education will improve socioeconomic outcomes. In short, we question whether human capital theory that is so uncritically accepted as an elixir to socioeconomic disadvantage is applicable in all cross- or inter-cultural contexts, or in all territorial spaces.

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Altman, Jon, Fogarty, Bill, 2010, Indigenous Australians as ‘No Gaps’ subjects: education and development in remote Indigenous Australia, Book Section, viewed 10 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=13942.

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