Race and equity in higher education : A harder path for Indigenous academics
Fredericks, Bronwyn L. (2009) Race and equity in higher education : A harder path for Indigenous academics. National Women's Journal Frontline, 17, pp. 14-15.
Our experiences as Indigenous academics within universities often reflects the experiences we have as Indigenous people in broader society, yet I am still surprised and angered when it is others working in higher education who espouse notions of justice and equity with whom we experience tension and conflict in asserting our rights, values and cultural values. At times it is a constant struggle even when universities have Reconciliation Statements as most of them do now, Indigenous recruitment or employment strategies and university wide anti-racism and anti-discrimination policies and procedures.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous, Academic, Higher education, University, Union, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Culture Gender Sexuality (200205)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies (200201)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Research Centres > Indigenous Studies Research Network
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Bronwyn Fredericks|
|Deposited On:||25 Sep 2009 00:30|
|Last Modified:||27 Oct 2014 04:58|
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