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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 'Whiteness' and 'Aboriginality' in Canada and Australia
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'We ... begin our conversation with each other and with you by examining our personal relationship to the idea of whiteness in order to reveal some of its complexity in Canada and Australia. 'Whiteness' as an abstraction has proved useful in moving the invisible norm to visibility, but we show who an awareness of 'whiteness' in two locations can be recuperated to re-privilege the already privileged. Aboriginal speakers and writers that theorized 'whiteness', in many cases from outside the academy, in the process 'hybridizing' traditional genres. For many of them, Aboriginality, like whiteness, is a construct that often stands in the way of thinking clearly about where to go next in the fight against racism' (187).

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    y separately published work icon Feminist Theory vol. 8 no. 2 August 2007 Z1431081 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 187-208
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187-208 'Whiteness' and 'Aboriginality' in Canada and Australiasmall AustLit logo Feminist Theory