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How citizenship and government under-developed Indigenous Australia: the mixed blessings of 1967

  • Year: 2008
  • Journal Name: Australian prospect
  • Country: Australia

Excerpt from Polity, capability, culture : thinking through the next phase of Australian Indigenous affairs by Peter Botsman; full version is held at B B750.72/P1; argues that under the Commonwealth in regional and remote Australia 'things went backward, from a foothold in the real economy via the pastoral industry, or from the all-consuming meaningful work of survival, the Indigenous economy and society became dominated by make work schemes and handouts'.

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