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The loopie traveler: Non-Aborigines and ambivalence

Palmer, D. (2001) The loopie traveler: Non-Aborigines and ambivalence. Balayi: Culture, Law and Colonialism, 2 (1). pp. 21-29.

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Abstract

On the bus to Derby the drivers went through their usual dispiriting routine, mobile toilets, knickers round the ankles, no poofters in the rest area. It occurred to me as I dozed that there was an article to be written dealing with the problems most frequently associated with Aborigines - alcoholism, unsociable behaviour, an inability to be assimilated into polite society, irrational aggression, and so on - except that the subject of the article would be the white Australian male, not the Aborigine.'…

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: University of Technology Sydney Press
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/42355
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