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International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies

Rethinking Sociology, Social Darwinism and Aboriginal Peoples

Abstract

In various fora, Australian sociologists have recognised a need for greater Indigenous content and perspectives in their teaching practice. This paper addresses how this can occur through critiquing the inclusion of Darwin and Durkheim in undergraduate sociology teaching. It then provides a brief consideration of the author’s own teaching practice and a workshop that she ran to address some of the problematic issues that she had identified.

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Pages:17 to 27
Section: Articles
How to Cite
Butler, K. (2016). Rethinking Sociology, Social Darwinism and Aboriginal Peoples. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 9(1), 17-27. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcis.v9i1.142