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The status of Indigenous Australians

M. Anne Brown

in Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are a number of avenues through which the ‘place’ of indigenous people in Australia can be approached. One fundamental arena of struggle has been over land rights. The approach to rights taken ... More


Postcolonialism

Elsie Walker

in Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This part begins by summarizing a foundational example of postcolonial film theory: “Colonialism, Racism, and Representation: An Introduction” by Robert Stam and Louise Spence. After generating some ... More


Realism, Fetishism, and Genocide: Negro Head Tobacco in and around Great Expectations

Elaine Freedgood

in The Ideas in Things: Fugitive Meaning in the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261553
eISBN:
9780226261546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261546.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Repressed horror circulates in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations in many forms, including domestic abuse, state violence, slavery, and cannibalism. This chapter analyzes fetishism, realism, ... More


The Crackle of the Wire: Media, Digitization, and the Voicing of Aboriginal Languages

Martin Thomas

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the confluence of sound recording, language, and digital technologies in Arnhem Land in Australia, owned by Aborigines, and examines how technologies for capturing sound have ... More


Implications of Music in Hunter-Gatherer Societies

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the roles and musical behaviours in four very different types of hunting and gathering societies from around the world, including the Native Americans of the Plains, the Aka and ... More


Opening up conceptions of rights

M. Anne Brown

in Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book's argument takes as its point of departure the question of how to promote human rights observance in international life. The whole complex business of international human rights promotion ... More


Tooth Ablation along the Murray River in Southeastern Australia

Colin Pardoe and Arthur C. Durband

in A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Tooth ablation has a long history among Australian Aborigines. Here we present a study of four groups along a 370km stretch of the Murray River in southeastern Australia. The frequency and patterning ... More


The Dark Side of Modern Religion

Theodore Vial

in Modern Religion, Modern Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190212551
eISBN:
9780190212575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212551.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Schleiermacher offers an appealing account of religion in which it is not coercive but expressive, does not come into conflict with modern politics or science, and forms the most important and ... More


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