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The Ruse of Consent and the Anatomy of 'Refusal': Cases from Indigenous North America and Australia

Audra Simpson

The Ruse of Consent and the Anatomy of 'Refusal': Cases from Indigenous North America and Australia
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2017
Country United States of America
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Indigenous Governance
Complexity Advanced
Keywords
  • Inherent Rights
  • Self-Determination
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
Description This article takes the notion of ‘refusal’ to be an alternative to recognition politics in settler colonial society. This is argued as alternative with recourse to ethnographic examples that highlight the way in which ‘consent’ operates as a technique of recognition and simultaneous dispossession in historical cases from Indigenous North America and Australia.
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