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Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native

Wolfe, Patrick (2006) Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native. Journal of Genocide Research, 8 (4). pp. 387-409. ISSN 1462-3528

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Abstract

The article explores the relationship between genocide and the settler colonialism. The author asserts that though the settler-colonial logic of elimination has manifested as genocidal-they should be distinguished. The article further analyzes the negative and positive dimensions of settler colonialism. While on the one hand it attempts to dissolve native societies, it also establishes a new colonial society on the seized land base.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: civil wars and ethnic conflict, history, history of race and ethnicity, politics and international relations, race and ethnic studies
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 220000 Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts-General
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
RFCD Classification > 370000 Studies in Human Society
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2009 12:38
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2011 06:03
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1831
DOI: 10.1080/14623520601056240
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