The Politics of Suffering – Indigenous Australia and the end of the liberal consensus

The Politics of Suffering – Indigenous Australia and the end of the liberal consensus Book

  • Author(s): Sutton, Peter
  • Published: 2009
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Press
  • ISBN: 9780522856361

Abstract: Have Australian Aboriginal communities become places of increased suffering because of the progressive policies of the 1970s-2000s? Australia's leading anthropologist, Peter Sutton, looks at these decades of optimism and grief and argues that there has not been a better quality of life for Indigenous Australians. Contents After consensus Rage and its reasons The trouble with culture Violence, ancient and modern Bodies politic Customs not in common Unusual couples On feeling reconciled.

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Sutton, Peter, 2009, The Politics of Suffering – Indigenous Australia and the end of the liberal consensus, Book, viewed 30 March 2020, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5020.

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