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Boundary writing : an exploration of race, culture, and gender binaries in contemporary Australia / edited by Lynette Russell
Bib ID 3790339
Format BookBook
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Description Honolulu : University of Hawaiʾi Press, c2006 
214 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0824830059

Writing past colonialism series.


Have globalization and the emergence of virtual cultures reduced cultural diversity? Will the world become homogenized or Americanized? This work demonstrates that this oversimplification denies the reality that there is greater space for cultural diversity.

Full contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction / Lynette Russell
  • Ch. 2. From beats to cybersex : Australian gay male appropriation of public spaces / Clive Moore
  • Ch. 3. The nonsurgical option : deciding not to decide about gender identity / Myfanwy McDonald
  • Ch. 4. Non-Anglo and non-Aboriginal Australian : multiculturalism, the third side of the black/white divide / Erez Cohen
  • Ch. 5. Cultural calculus : cultural translation and the politics of indigenous cultural property / Stephen Pritchard
  • Ch. 6. " ... different lives in different places" : a space for multiple white identities through Aboriginal rock music / Liz Reed
  • Ch. 7. Indigenous rights and the mutability of cultures : tradition, change, and the politics of recognition / Bruno David
  • Ch. 8. Beyond orality and literacy : textuality, modernity, and representation in Gularabulu : stories from the West Kimberley / Michele Grossman.
  • Ch. 9. Rom and the academy repositioned : binary models in Yolnu intellectual traditions and their application to wider intercultural dialogues / Aaron Corn and Neparrna Gumbula.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Ethnic groups -- Australia.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Group identity -- Australia.  |  Minorities -- Australia.  |  Cultural pluralism -- Australia.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - HIV / AIDS.  |  Social identity.  |  Culture.  |  Homosexuality.  |  Gender relations - Sex discrimination.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Archaeology.  |  Yolngu languages (NT SD53)  |  Sex relations - Prostitution.  |  Music - Contemporary - Rock and pop.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Race relations - Racism.  |  Ceremonies - Rom ceremonies.  |  Native title.  |  Anthropology.  |  Australia -- Ethnic relations.  |  Australia -- Race relations.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Other authors/contributors Russell, Lynette


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