An Economy of Poverty

Power and the Domain of Aboriginality

  • Maggie Walter
    University of Tasmania


In this essay I argue that the domain of Aboriginality is constituted by non Aboriginal/Aboriginal relations of power whereby the State operates as a proxy for these relations. The domain of Aboriginality is multifaceted, with intersecting and intertwined layers which work in tandem to contribute to the maintenance of Aboriginal poverty in Australia.

Published: 2009-01-01
Pages:2 to 14
Section: Articles
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How to Cite
Walter, M. (2009). An Economy of Poverty: Power and the Domain of Aboriginality. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 2(1), 2-14.