Large-scale mining in aboriginal Australia: Cultural dispositions and economic aspirations in indigenous communities

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Abstract

Aboriginal responses to large-scale mining, including Indigenous attitudes towards land access for exploration and project development was presented. Cultural dispositions concerning both land and the embracing of capitalist values, prompted negative attitudes towards mining projects. The relationship between culture and economic development was the subject of considerable inquiry among Social Scientists.

Original languageEnglish
Pages58-62
Number of pages5
No.2
Specialist publicationAusIMM Bulletin
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2003

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