Paternalism and Complicity : Or How Not to Atone for the ‘Sins of the Father’

Abstract

This article critiques the complex relationship with and presentation of, paternalism in Mary Ellen Jordan’s autobiographical work.

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Published 1 May 2007 in Volume 23 No. 1. Subjects: Aboriginal self determination, Aboriginal-White relations, Paternalism.

Cite as: Probyn, Fiona. ‘Paternalism and Complicity : Or How Not to Atone for the ‘Sins of the Father’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 1, 2007. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.45c983a9f5.