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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

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…

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.

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…

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…

The Broadcasting for Remote Areas Community Scheme: Small vs big media

  • Author: Molnar, Helen
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 1990

This paper will examine the introduction of BRACS to remote Aboriginal communities, and the potential that this scheme has for local Aboriginal radio and video production to counter the mainstream…

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

Open for business: immigrant and Aboriginal entrepreneurs tell their story

  • Author: Pascoe, R.D.
  • Publisher: Australian Government Publications Service, for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Published: 1990

historical reference

Hunter-gatherer demography: the recent past in Central Australia

  • Author: R.G. Kimber
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Factors affecting Aboriginal population numbers in Central Australia; argues for drought and fighting as the major pre-contact constraints; European contact added migration, massacres and disease pressures.

Markers of hepatitis B virus infection in schoolchildren in the Kimberley, Western Australia

  • Authors: Gill, JS, Bucens, M, Hatton, M, Carey, M, Quadros, CF
  • Published: 1990

In 1986 the Aboriginal community in Western Australia was identified as a high-risk group for hepatitis B virus infection. An immunization programme was commenced in 1988 but concerns were expressed…

Plants for Medicines - A Chemical and Pharmacological Survey of Plants in the Australian Region

  • Authors: Collins, D., Culvenor, C., Lamberton, J., Loder, J., Price, J.
  • Publisher: CSIRO Australia
  • Published: 1990

Plants for Medicines - A Chemical and Pharmacological Survey of Plants in the Australian Region

The importance of past population for prehistory

  • Author: J.M. Beaton
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

The importance of past population for prehistory

Mobility for survival: a process analysis of Aboriginal population movement in Central Australia

  • Authors: Young, E., Doohan, K.
  • Publisher: ANU North Australia Research Unit
  • Published: 1989

This study arose from requests for assistance from Aboriginal groups based in Alice Springs, in particular, the Pitjanjatjara Council and the Arrente people. These and other groups were concerned with…

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