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Emma Kowal

Emma Kowal

Emma Kowal is a cultural anthropologist of white anti-racism and Indigenous governance in Australia. She is a research fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and is writing a book about non-Indigenous people who work in Indigenous affairs: Caught in the Gap: The Cultural Politics of White Anti-Racism.

Emma Kowal reviews 'A Different Inequality: The politics of debate about remote Aboriginal Australia' by Diane Austin-Broos

November 2011, no. 336 25 October 2011
Many Australians are hungry for answers to Indigenous disadvantage. In recent years, anthropologists have been among those who have proposed solutions. This latest offering is from Diane Austin-Broos, professor emerita at the University of Sydney and long-time ethnographer of the Ntaria (Hermannsburg) community in Central Australia. In it she attempts to outline the debates about Indigenous people ... (read more)