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Spatial mobility of working age Aborigines in settled and remote Australia: A preliminary analysis

  • Author: Taylor, J.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published: 1991

Despite the potential for government employment policies to influence the rate and incidence of migration among the Aboriginal workforce, little is known about the extent to which such policy impacts…

Regional Well-Being in Australia Revisited

  • Authors: Sorensen, A. D., Weinand, H.
  • Published: 1991

There have been many studies of regional well-being in Australia, but few match the range of variables and spatial detail employed in this paper. Twenty two socio-economic variables were drawn…

Humpy, House and Tin Shed: Aboriginal Settlement History on the Darling River

  • Author: Memmott, P.
  • Publisher: Ian Buchan Fell Research Centre, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney
  • Published: 1991

This multidisciplinary longitudinal case study of Aboriginal housing and settlement in western New South Wales was carried out during 1986-1989. Anthropological and historical research has been used to study the…

The economic impact of tourism at Uluru National Park on other Aboriginal communities in Central Australia

  • Author: Altman, J.C.
  • Publisher: Institute for Aboriginal Development
  • Published: 1991

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The intercultural and socio-historical context of Aboriginal personal violence in remote Australia

  • Author: M. Hunter
  • Published: 1991

The intercultural and socio-historical context of Aboriginal personal violence in remote Australia

The Dynamics of Decline: Implications for Social Welfare in Rural Australia

  • Authors: Lawrence, G., Williams, C.
  • Publisher: Centre for Rural Welfare Research, Charles Sturt University
  • Published: 1990

The Dynamics of Decline: Implications for Social Welfare in Rural Australia

A framework for the ecology of arid Australia

  • Authors: Smith, D. M. Stafford, Morton, S. R.
  • Published: 1990

There have been few attempts to describe the key ecological relationships which may be controlling the biotic structure of the Australian arid zone. We develop a series of ‘propositions’ which…

Aboriginal children and their families: history and trends in Western Australia

  • Author: Ruth, E
  • Published: 1990

Overviews government policies of intervention in the lives of Aboriginal families in the south-west of Western Australia; definitions of Aboriginality affected levels of service provided to Aboriginal people; part-Aboriginal children…

The demographic basis of human evolution in southeastern Australia

  • Author: Colin Pardoe
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Separation in population size and density, social structure, morbidity, mortality and gene flow in Aboriginal people along the Murray River from those of the hinterland; process of exclusivity in social…

Residential densities, group sizes and social stress in Australian Aboriginal settlements

  • Author: Roland Fletcher
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Argues that while mobile communities conform to the general pattern of decreaased residential density with increased community size, specific groupscan exhibit varying density/size patterns through time; problem of ethno-archaeological analogy…

Prehistoric Australian demography

  • Author: Iain Davidson
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Prehistoric Australian demography

Between two worlds: Aboriginal cultural autonomy and economic assimilation in remote Western Australia in the 1980s

  • Author: Arthur, W.S.
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 1990

Restraints imposed by various cultural practices on formal employment and economic self management at Fitzroy Crossing and surrounding communities; overview of policies of self management and self determination; Aboriginal labour…

Aboriginal population mobility and service provision : a framework for analysis

  • Author: Elspeth Young
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Contemporary Walpiri/Anmatyerre mobility; argues that static population estimates within regional delineations should be supplemented by understanding of types and reasons for population movement.

The pulsating heart: large scale cultural and demographic processes in Aboriginal Australia

  • Author: Peter Sutton
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

The pulsating heart: large scale cultural and demographic processes in Aboriginal Australia

Desert demography: a case study of pre-contact Aboriginal densities in the Western Desert of Australia

  • Author: Scott Cane
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Desert demography: a case study of pre-contact Aboriginal densities in the Western Desert of Australia

Hunter-gather demography: Past and present

  • Authors: Meehan, B., White, N.
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Compilation of fifteen papers presented at the Fifth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies held in Darwin (1988); palaeodemography and contemporary population size and distribution.

Rural Disadvantage in Australia

  • Author: Cheers, B.
  • Published: 1990

The current surge of interest in Australian rural social work could subside for the want of relevant literature which is readily accessible to practitioners, students and teachers. This paper has…

A question of power: Contemporary self–mutilation among Aborigines in the Kimberley

  • Author: Ernest M Hunter
  • Published: 1990

Non-traditional self-mutilation among young adult Aborigines in the Kimberley region of Western Australia has emerged in the 1980s in parallel to increases in other forms of intentional personal violence (including…

Reconstructing Aboriginal housing policy for remote areas: how much room for manoeuvre?

  • Author: Will Sanders
  • Published: 1990

This article applies Schaffer's 1984 critique of the “sectoralism” of mainstream public policy practice and discourse to Aboriginal housing policy in Australia. It analyses the approaches and programs of the…

Demography of contemporary hunter-gatherers : lessons from Arnhem Land

  • Author: Neville White
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Demography of contemporary hunter-gatherers : lessons from Arnhem Land

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