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The Politics of Suffering - Indigenous Australia and the end of the liberal consensus

  • Author: Sutton, Peter
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Press
  • Published: 2009

Have Australian Aboriginal communities become places of increased suffering because of the progressive policies of the 1970s-2000s? Australia's leading anthropologist, Peter Sutton, looks at these decades of optimism and grief…

Wild Food: 100 Recipes Using Australian Ingredients

  • Author: Robins, J
  • Publisher: Lantern, Penguin Books
  • Published: 2009

The book is divided into 14 chapters, each focusing on a native ingredient. Examples include bush

Aboriginal Knowledge and Intellectual Property Protocol: Community Guide

  • Authors: Orr, M., Kenny, P., Gorey, IN., Mir, A., Cox, E., Wilson, J.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2009

Written particularly for the use of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote regions, this Protocol tells about the rules for researchers and shows how local Aboriginal people and…

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches

  • Author: Creswell, J.
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Published: 2009

This book enables readers to compare three approaches to research - qualitative, quantitative, and

Arrernte Present, Arrernte Past : Invasion, Violence, and Imagination in Indigenous Central Australia

  • Author: Austin-Broos, D
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Published: 2009

Introduction Pt. 1. Remembering the Mission 1. Encounter at Ntaria 2. Kaporilya, a Big Place 3. The Meaning of Pepe Pt. 2. Life as a Standing Fight 4. Home and…

Law, Knowledge, Culture : The Production of Indigenous Knowledge in Intellectual Property Law

  • Author: Anderson, Jane E.
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
  • Published: 2009

Law, Knowledge, Culture : The Production of Indigenous Knowledge in Intellectual Property Law

The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research,

  • Authors: Glaser, B. G., Strauss, A. L.
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld Nicholson
  • Published: 2009

• Discovery of grounded theory • Generating theory by comparative analysis • Generating theory • Theoretical sampling • From substantive to formal theory • Constant comparative method of qualitative analysis…

Dry Times: Blueprint for a Red Land

  • Authors: Stafford Smith, DM, Cribb, J
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2009

With knowledge from our deserts, Australians can reshape the human story. Dry Times: Blueprint for a Red Land provides new insights into how our desert environments and institutions work -…

"It's Still in My Heart, This is My Country": The Single Noongar Claim History

  • Authors: South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, Host, J., Owen, C.
  • Publisher: UWA Press
  • Published: 2009

evidence in the native title case known as the Single Noongan Claim, this book analyses the

Case study research : design and methods

  • Author: Yin, RK.
  • Publisher: Sage Publications
  • Published: 2009

case study method as a valid research tool."--BOOK JACKET. Contents 1. Introduction

Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a Remote Australian Town

  • Author: Christen, Kimberley
  • Publisher: School for Advanced Research Press
  • Published: 2008

Aboriginal Business is an ethnographic snapshot of the Warumungu people, the traditional owners of the country on which the remote Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek lie. The author examines…

Dollar Dreaming - Inside the Aboriginal Art World

  • Author: Genocchio, Ben
  • Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
  • Published: 2008

Dollar Dreaming explores how the Aboriginal art movement, born of isolation and deprivation in one of the remotest and harshest places on earth, has in little more than thirty years…

Crime, Aboriginality and the Decolonisation of Justice

  • Author: Blagg, H
  • Publisher: Hawkins Press
  • Published: 2008

in Australia. The book argues that enhancing Aboriginal ownership and control over justice and

The Water Handbook: A guide for management of small water supplies in Australian Aboriginal settlements

  • Author: Grey-Gardner, R
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2008

This handbook is to help people working with, and living in small remote settlements to develop a water management plan. The focus is on remote settlements that are isolated from…

McCulloch's Contemporary Aboriginal Art: the Complete Guide

  • Authors: McCulloch, Susan, McCulloch-Childs, Emily
  • Publisher: McCulloch and McCulloch Australian Art Books
  • Published: 2008

A lavishly illustrated survey of Aboriginal art and the regions it is produced around Australia including Central and Western Deserts; The Kimberley and West; Top End and Arnhem Land; Queensland;…

Arlathirnda Ngurkarnda Ityirnda: Being-Knowing-Doing, De-colonising Indigenous Tertiary Education

  • Author: Arbon, V
  • Publisher: Post Press
  • Published: 2008

The author delineates and elaborates on the dialects of a coloniser colonised interaction in tertiary education in a way that expands our understanding and opens many new questions and avenues…

In-depth Interviewing: Principles, Techniques, Analysis

  • Authors: Minichiello, V. , Aroni, R., Timewell, E. , Alexander, L.
  • Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
  • Published: 2008

Provides students, researchers and practitioners with a thorough exposition of the value of using in-depth interviewing in qualitative research. Examples of research are used across the disciplines to show its…

Yuendumu everyday: Contemporary life in remote Aboriginal Australia

  • Author: Musharbash, Y.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 2008

the personal. She invites readers to ponder the questions raised by the book, not just at an

Holding Men: Kanyirninpa and the health of Aboriginal men

  • Author: McCoy, B
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 2008

This is an easily readable book that explores how Indigenous men understand their lives, their

Accelerating the literacy development of indigenous students : the National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP)

  • Author: Gray, B. N.
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University Press
  • Published: 2007

The National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP) is an ambitious initiative that aims to develop the sustainable implementation of a successful and broadly based approach to achieving high level literacy outcomes…

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