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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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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.'…

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Arts
Publisher: University of Technology Sydney Press
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