By Melinda Hinkson, Jeremy Beckett
"WEH Stanner was once a public highbrow whose paintings reached past the partitions of the academy, and he continues to be a hugely major determine in Aboriginal affairs and Australian anthropology. expert through Radcliffe-Brown in Sydney and Malinowski in London, he undertook anthropological paintings in Australia, Africa and the Pacific. Stanner contributed a lot to public understandings of the Dreaming and the importance of Aboriginal faith. His 1968 broadcast lectures, After the Dreaming, remain one of the most generally quoted works within the box of Aboriginal reviews. He additionally produced a few quite evocative biographical pictures of Aboriginal humans. Stanners writings on post-colonial improvement and assimilation coverage instructed an appreciation of Indigenous peoples particular international perspectives and aspirations"--Provided by means of publisher. Read more...
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The rest of the war, when he was a member of the Directorate of Research and Civil Affairs (DORCA), was spent assisting in the formulation of post-war policy formulation for the Australian territories of Papua and New Guinea, as well as an enhanced role for Australia in the south-west Pacific. His time with the directorate, to which he was transferred in October 1943, was not happy. Stanner opposed what he considered the grandiose plans for a post-war Papua New Guinea that were hatched by the DORCA ‘boys’, as they called themselves.
41–66. —— 1982, ‘Aboriginal humour’, Aboriginal History, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 39–48. Sutton, P 2001, ‘The politics of suffering: Indigenous policy in Australia since the 1970s’, Anthropological Forum, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 125–72. ), Shooting the banker: essays on ATSIC and self-determination, Darwin: North Australia Observer Unit, Darwin and the Australian National University, Canberra. 21 Jeremy Beckett and Melinda Hinkson Vanstone, A 2005, ‘Beyond conspicuous compassion — Indigenous Australians deserve more than good intentions’, address to Australia and New Zealand School of Government, 7 December, Australian National University, Canberra.
Yet while anthropology in general has come under attack, Stanner’s work seems exempt from such critical treatment. As long as five decades after some of his most noted essays were penned, Stanner’s work continues to be cited widely and favourably in support of a range of perspectives, as a brief glance at three examples makes clear. Ralph Folds’ (2001) account of the Western Desert Pintupi’s response to government policy draws heavily on Stanner’s work. Quotes from various of the essays published in White man got no Dreaming preface most chapters of Crossed purposes, and the book’s title is taken from Stanner’s 1958 essay ‘Continuity and change’ (Stanner 1979b, p.
An appreciation of difference : W. E. H. Stanner and Aboriginal Australia by Melinda Hinkson, Jeremy Beckett