Facing the Settler Colonial Present

  • Lorenzo VeraciniEmail author


This chapter focuses on a specific mode of domination and its contemporary manifestations. It outlines what is here defined as the global settler colonial present: a predicament fundamentally characterised by a logic of elimination and containment rather than exploitation. This appraisal of a developing dispensation is offered as a reminder of the need to develop indigenous-nonindigenous alliances.


Dispossession Primitive accumulation Settler colonialism Indigenous peoples Logic of elimination 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Swinburne University of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia

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