Axing ATSIC: Australian Liberalism and the "Government of Unfreedom"

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dc.contributor.author Watson, Virginia en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:55:47Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:55:47Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2005002670 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Watson Virginia 2005, 'Axing ATSIC: Australian Liberalism and the "Government of Unfreedom"', University of Sydney, Australia, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 57-81. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1449-4035 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/10358
dc.description.abstract The Howard Government s axing of ATSIC has attracted widespread criticism from Indigenous and non-Indigenous people alike, much of it articulated in terms of an argument that we are witnessing a return to assimilation in Australian Indigenous affairs. This paper cautions against such a return to assimilation analysis of Indigenous policy and administration. Rather, I argue that the changes are more accurately understood in terms of a shifting configuration of liberal and advanced liberal forms of governance. Both modes of governance (and the forms of political reasoning and technologies of government they manifest) are typically understood as premised on liberal practices of freedom, but the axing of ATSIC is just one example of how they are shown in Australian Indigenous affairs simultaneously to manifest specifically authoritarian liberal practices of unfreedom . en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher University of Sydney, Australia en_US
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dc.title Axing ATSIC: Australian Liberalism and the "Government of Unfreedom" en_US
dc.parent Policy and Society en_US
dc.journal.volume 23 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 57 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 81 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Cultural Studies Group en_US
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dc.classification.name Historical Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
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