Labor's Lot: The Power, History, and Culture of Aboriginal
- 339 pages
- Labor's Lot: The Power, History, and Culture of Aboriginal Action
- Elizabeth A. Povinelli
- 17 November 2015 Elizabeth A. Povinelli
[KINDLE] ❄ Labor's Lot: The Power, History, and Culture of Aboriginal Action By Elizabeth A. Povinelli – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk How does an Aboriginal community see itself its work and its place on the land Elizabeth Povinelli goes to the Belyuen community of northern Australia to show how it draws from deep connections betwee How does an Aboriginal community see itself its The Power, PDF/EPUB À work and its place on the land Elizabeth Povinelli goes to the Belyuen community of northern Australia to show how it draws from deep connections between labor language and the landscape Her findings challenge Western notions of productive labor and longstanding ideas about the role of culture in subsistence economies In Labor's Lot Povinelli shows how everyday activities shape Aboriginal identity and provide cultural meaning She focuses on the Belyuen women's interactions with the Labor's Lot: ePUB ´ countryside and on Belyuen conflicts with the Australian government over control of local land Her analysis raises serious uestions about the validity of Western theories about labor and culture and their impact on Aboriginal society Povinelli's focus on women's activities provides an important counterpoint to recent works centering on male roles in hunter gatherer societies Her uniue cultural economy approach overcomes the dichotomy between the two standard approaches to these studies Labor's Lot will engage anyone interested in indigenous peoples or in the relationship between culture and economy in contemporary social practice.