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Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a remote Australian Town
Kimberly Christen (author)
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This book examines the practical partnerships and awkward alliances that constitute Indigenous contemporary practices in the town of Tennant Creek. It provides a detailed ethnographic snapshot of the Warumungu people as they engage with a range of various interlocutors, such as transnational railroad companies, national mining groups, international tourists, and regional businesses.

This is not simply ethnography for its own sake, but a sustained deployment of ethnography in response to the vexed circulation of representations with which Indigenous minorities everywhere must engage. Christen’s strong approach to the current realities is a breath of fresh air and highly original. — Fred Myers, New York University

[This book] offers some new writing and perspectives on the emergence of Aboriginal organisations and the unfolding of this within national, regional and town contexts. It will make the book of interest not only to academic anthropologists but also to people in applied fields, political science, sociology, history and other disciplinary areas. — Dr Francesca Merlan, Professor of Anthropology, Australian National University

Dr Kimberly Christen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies, Washington State University, USA. Her primary research involves examining contemporary Indigenous alliances, primarily in Australia, but with comparative analysis globally.

July 2009, pb, 230x152mm, 336pp, b/w illus.
ISBN 9780855757021


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