The impact of racism on the schooling experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: a systematic review

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Moodie, Nikki, Maxwell, Jacinta and Rudolph, Sophie. 2019. "The impact of racism on the schooling experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: a systematic review." The Australian Educational Researcher. 46 (2), pp. 273-295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00312-8
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The impact of racism on the schooling experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: a systematic review

ERA Journal ID20008
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsMoodie, Nikki (Author), Maxwell, Jacinta (Author) and Rudolph, Sophie (Author)
Journal TitleThe Australian Educational Researcher
Journal Citation46 (2), pp. 273-295
Number of Pages23
Year2019
PublisherSpringer
Place of PublicationNetherlands
ISSN0311-6999
2210-5328
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00312-8
Web Address (URL)https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13384-019-00312-8
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We present results of a systematic review of empirical research on racism and the schooling experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, focussing on research published from 1989 to 2016. Our review is part of a series of systematic literature reviews on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia. It attends to diverse manifestations of racism, from institutional and systemic discrimination to everyday microaggressions, and varying levels of analysis, from individual experiences to cohort approaches. This work adopts a critical perspective on disciplinary boundaries and the outcomes discourse within the broad field of education research. Additionally, we discuss the challenges inherent in systematic review inclusion/exclusion criteria related to racism in a feld such as education in which racism and discrimination are frequently misrepresented or misreported,for example, as disciplinary and behaviour management issues, disadvantage or as regional and remote education challenges. The review discusses study types and locations, explores how racism is defned and understood and details the efects of racism on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

KeywordsRace, Racism, Discrimination, Prejudice, Indigenous, Education
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390499. Specialist studies in education not elsewhere classified
390304. Primary education
450299. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education not elsewhere classified
390306. Secondary education
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Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Melbourne
School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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