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1 y separately published work icon Sovereignty : Frontiers of Possibility Julie Evans (editor), Ann Genovese (editor), Alexander Reilly (editor), Patrick Wolfe (editor), Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 2013 10825539 2013 anthology criticism

'Unparalleled in its breadth and scope, Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility brings together some of the freshest and most original writing on sovereignty being done today. Sovereignty’s many dimensions are approached from multiple perspectives and experiences. It is viewed globally as an international question; locally as an issue contested between Natives and settlers; and individually as survival in everyday life. Through all this diversity and across the many different national contexts from which the contributors write, the chapters in this collection address each other, staging a running conversation that truly internationalizes this most fundamental of political issues.

In the contemporary world, the age-old question of sovereignty remains a key terrain of political and intellectual contestation, for those whose freedom it promotes as well as for those whose freedom it limits or denies. The law is by no means the only language in which to think through, imagine, and enact other ways of living justly together. Working both within and beyond the confines of the law at once recognizes and challenges its thrall, opening up pathways to alternative possibilities, to other ways of determining and self-determining our collective futures. The contributors, Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike, converse across disciplinary boundaries, responding to critical developments within history, politics, anthropology, philosophy, and law. The ability of disciplines to connect with each other—and with experiences lived outside the halls of scholarship—is essential to understanding the past and how it enables and fetters the pursuit of justice in the present. Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility offers a reinvigorated politics that understands the power of sovereignty, explores strategies for resisting its lived effects, and imagines other ways of governing our inescapably coexistent communities.' [publisher's summary]

1 Biography and Global History : Reflections on Examining Colonial Governance through the Life of Edward Eyre Julie Evans , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: Transnational Ties : Australian Lives in the World 2009; (p. 21-39)
1 'How White She Was!' : Race, Gender and Global Capital in the Life and Times of Beatrice Grimshaw Julie Evans , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Collisions of Cultures and Identities : Settlers and Indigenous Peoples 2007; (p. 187-201)
Julie Evans reads Grimshaws early 20th century novels, set in Papua New Guinea, Polynesia and Melanesia, to 'demonstrate how race and gender were deeply imbricated in the production of the very social inequalities upon which empire depended' (187). She concludes that the wide readership of Grimshaw's fiction is an indicator of 'the extent to which prevailing constructions of the absolute primitiveness of the region's inhabitants ... served both British and Australian interests' (197).
1 Untitled Julie Evans , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Lilith , no. 10 2001; (p. 187-190)

— Review of Rosa! Rosa! : A Life of Rosa Praed, Novelist and Spiritualist Patricia Clarke , 1999 single work biography
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