Articles by: Jeremy White

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Informit: ‘The quiet revolution’?

Indigenous employment, the mining boom and official statistics'The misery of being exploited by capitalists', wrote economist Joan Robinson, 'is nothing compared to the misery of not being exploited at all'. This assumption underlies much of the current debate about Indigenous involvement in the resource extractive industries, a thesis put perhaps most prominently by Marcia Langton in her 2012 Boyer Lectures 'The Quiet Revolution: Indigenous People and the Resources Boom'. In her lectures, Langton charts a…