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Food and other gardens in and about remote communities. A guide-planning considerations and project opportunities

  • Author: Fawcett, Anthea
  • Publisher: Remote Indigenous Gardens Network
  • Published: 2013

This guide has been prepared primarily for community development practitioners and policy and program officers involved in developing garden projects or assessing funding submissions and project reports. We also hope…

Aboriginal Art - 3rd Edition

  • Author: Caruana, Wally
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson
  • Published: 2012

This concise survey showcases the work of Australia's indigenous artists from all parts of the continent. From Arnhem Land and the desert, the Kimberley and northern Queensland, to modern towns…

Quality Education for Sustainable Development: An educator handbook for integrating values, knowledge, skills and quality features of Education for Sustainable Development in schooling

  • Author: de Leo, JM
  • Publisher: UNESCO APNIEVE Australia
  • Published: 2012

curriculum This book is based upon a doctoral thesis presented to the University of Adelaide

Indigenous Research Methodologies

  • Author: Chilisa, B
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 2012

Indigenous Research Methodologies

Learning spaces: Youth, literacy and new media in remote Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Kral, Inge, Schwab, Robert G (Jerry)
  • Publisher: Australian National University E-Press
  • Published: 2012

commentary is unrelentingly bleak. While we recognise the challenges young people face, in this book we

Social Research

  • Author: Sarantakos, S.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2012

Part. 1. Foundations of social research 1. Introduction 2. Varieties of social research 3. Feminist research 4.Principles of social research Part 2. Research planning 5. Research design 6. Initiating social…

Talk, text and technology: Literacy and social practice in a remote Indigenous community

  • Author: Kral, I
  • Publisher: Multiligual Matters
  • Published: 2012

Talk, Text and Technology is an ethnography of language, learning and literacy in remote Indigenous Australia. This study traces one Indigenous group from the introduction of alphabetic literacy in the…

Aboriginal people and their plants - 2nd Edition

  • Author: Clarke, P.
  • Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd.
  • Published: 2011

Aboriginal people and their plants - 2nd Edition

A Different Inequality

  • Author: Austin-Broos, Diane
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 2011

A Different Inequality

Assembling culture

  • Authors: Bennett, Tony, Healy, Chris
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2011

If the social does not exist as a special domain but, in Bruno Latour's words, as 'a peculiar movement of re-association and reassembling', what implications does this have for how…

An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in aboriginal Australia

  • Author: Burbank, Victoria Katherine
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2011

This book examines the global issue of health inequality through an in-depth look at a remote

Social research methods : qualitative and quantitative approaches

  • Author: Neuman, WL.
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Published: 2011

Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 7e is a highly regarded text that presents a comprehensive and balanced introduction to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research with…

Adapting to difference: another look at Aboriginal-western interactions

  • Author: Margaret S. Bain
  • Publisher: BookPal
  • Published: 2011

Contents: 1. Aboriginal-Western differences 2. Language 3. World view 4. Social relationships and interactions 5. Broader implications of the Aboriginal-western encounter

Radical Hope: Education and equality in Australia

  • Author: Pearson, N
  • Publisher: Black Inc.
  • Published: 2011

Argues powerfully that underclass students, many of whom are Aboriginal, should receive a rigorous schooling that gives them the means to negotiate the wider world. He examines the long-term failure…

Billy Benn

  • Authors: Perrurle, Billy Benn, Peattie, Catherine
  • Publisher: IAD Press
  • Published: 2011

Since the late 20th century Aboriginal artist Billy Benn Perrurle has produced masterful paintings of his traditional Alyawarr/Akarre country in central Australia that have captured the attention of national and…

Practicing Leadership: Principles and Applications

  • Authors: Shriberg, D., Shriberg, A.
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Published: 2011

this fourth edition. New profiles have been added throughout the book that incorporate people

Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have To Tell Us

  • Author: Evans, Nicholas
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Published: 2010

The next century will see more than half of the world's 6000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the…

The Economics of Cultural Policy

  • Author: Throsby, David
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2010

innovation and economic dynamism. This book argues that an understanding of the nature of both the

Method in Social Science: A Realist Approach.

  • Author: Sayer, A.
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2010

Method in Social Science: A Realist Approach.

The Bush Tomato Handbook

  • Author: Vincent, A.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2010

The emerging bush tomato industry faces many challenges. These include regularity of supply, food safety, appropriate nomenclature, correct identification of species, domestication, cultivation, quality assurance and traceability. The Bush Tomato…

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