Deficit Discourse


In the news:


Gorringe, S. Aboriginal Culture is not a problem, the way we talk about it isGuardian Australia 15 May 2015 





Gorringe, S. Our Challenge is to work with the difference, not disengage from it. National Indigenous Times 22 Oct 2014






Gorringe, S. Time is now to come together for the Common Good. National Indigenous Times 24 Sept 2014.







Fforde, C., Bamblett, L., Lovett, R., Gorringe S. & W. Fogarty 2013: Discourse, deficit and identity: Aboriginality, the race paradigm and the language of representation in contemporary Australia Media International Australia 149:162-173.


Bamblett, L. (2013). Our Stories are Our Survival. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.


Bamblett, L. (2013). Read with me everyday: Community engagement and English literacy outcomes at Erambie mission. Australian Aboriginal Studies, (1), 101.


Bamblett, L. (2011). Straight-line stories: Representations and Indigenous Australian identities in sports discourses. Australian Aboriginal Studies, (2), 5.


Dodson, M. (1994). The end in the beginning: Re (de) finding aboriginality. Australian Aboriginal Studies, (1), 2.


Macoun, A. (2011). Aboriginality and the Northern Territory intervention.Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(3), 519-534.


McCallum, K. (2011). Journalism and Indigenous health policy. Australian Aboriginal Studies, (2), 21.


Sarra, C. (Ed.). (2011). Strong and smart: Towards a pedagogy for emancipation: Education for first peoples. London, UK: Routledge.


Vass, G. (2012). ‘So, What is Wrong with Indigenous Education?’Perspective, Position and Power Beyond a Deficit Discourse. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 41(02), 85-96.






Stacey, R. D. (2012). Tools and techniques of leadership and management: meeting the challenge of complexity. Routledge.


Stacey, R. D. (2001). Complex responsive processes in organizations: Learning and knowledge creation. Psychology Press.


Stacey, Ralph D. "The science of complexity: An alternative perspective for strategic change processes." Strategic management journal 16.6 (1995): 477-495.


Stacey, R. D. (1996). Complexity and creativity in organizations. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.


Leadership & Organisational Culture


Schein, E. H. (2010). Organizational culture and leadership (Vol. 2). John Wiley & Sons.


Smith, G. H. (2011). The politics of reforming Maori education: The transforming potential of Kura Kaupapa Maori. Towards Successful Schooling (Rle Edu L Sociology of Education), 185, 73.


Smith, G. H. (2003, October). Indigenous struggle for the transformation of education and schooling. In Alaskan Federation of Natives Convention. United States.


Tolle, E. (2004). The power of now. New World Library.


Tolle, E. (2003). Stillness speaks. New World Library.



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