book and media reviews 241 tion for more study of these issues. In response to the Cronulla riots in his chapter 9, “Toward a New Research impactful art installation CantChant, Agenda: Foucault, Whiteness and which featured Indigenous surfers Sovereignty,” for example, Moreton- reclaiming space at the beach (44–46). Robinson lays out an argument for Overall, The White Possessive is engagement with Foucault’s theory of a valuable, multifaceted text that biopower in indigenous studies and provides a significant foundation for generates a number of questions to be furthering global studies of whiteness, taken up by other scholars in the field patriarchy, and settler colonialism. (131–132). One overarching question It has broad applications within the is: “To what extent does white pos- fields of Pacific studies and indigenous session circulate as a regime of truth studies as well as other interdisci- that simultaneously constitutes white plinary studies of whiteness, patri- subjectivity and circumscribes the archy, and the law. The book inserts political possibilities of Indigenous Indigenous concerns into literatures sovereignty?” (131). The questions are and theories that often render generative and important but perhaps Indigenous peoples invisible. Readers overlook the many indigenous stud- seeking serious theoretical and practi- ies scholars who
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Published: Jan 12, 2018
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