Gendering and racialising self-determination: Indigenous women and patriarchal whiteness

Moreton-Robinson, Aileen M. (2005) Gendering and racialising self-determination: Indigenous women and patriarchal whiteness. In Hocking, Barbara Ann (Ed.) Unfinished Constitutional Business? Rethinking Indigenous Self-determination. Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, A.C.T, pp. 61-74.

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Abstract

Indigenous peoples have the right of self-determination, in accordance with international law by virtue of which tehy may freely determine their political status and institutions and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development. an integral part of this is the right to autonomy and self-government.

The essential feature of racism is not hostility or misperception, but rather the defense [sic] of a system from which advantage is derived on the basis of race. The manner in which the defense [sic] is articulated - either as hostility or subtlety - is not nearly as important as the fact that it insures the continuation of a privileged relationship.

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ID Code: 93277
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Gender, Race, Racism, Racialising, Indigenous women, patriarchy, whiteness
ISBN: 0855754664
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation
Current > Research Centres > Indigenous Studies Research Network
Deposited On: 03 Mar 2016 03:59
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2016 03:59

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