Indigenous professionals, mobility (class), Indigenous public/civil servants, Indigenous sector-public sector interaction, organisational ethnography, social capital, urban poverty, Torres Strait, development.
Key Publications Lahn, J. (forthcoming). Being Indigenous in the Bureaucracy: narratives of work and exit. International Indigenous Policy Journal 9(1). Lahn J (2014) Non-Indigenous Visions. Arena 132:10-11. [responding to the Forrest Review] Lahn, J. (2014) Indigenous Australian middle classness: expressions, debates, futures, Paper presented at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences conference panel entitled 'The Future of Class', Tokyo. Lahn, J. (2013) Indigenous Professionals: work, class and culture. CAEPR Working Paper No 89. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University. Lahn J (2012) Poverty, Work and Social Networks: the role of social capital for Aboriginal People in Urban Australian Locales. Urban Policy and Research 30:1-16. Lahn J (2007) Native Title and the Torres Strait: encompassment and recognition in the Central Islands. In, Smith, B. and F. Morphy (eds), The Social Effects of Native Title: recognition, translation, coexistence, pp.135-149. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research and ANU E Press, Australian National University.