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Engaging Indigenous peoples in technology supported human service offerings

  • Authors: Wilson-Evered, Elisabeth, Zeleznikow, John
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Loss of historical artefacts arising from colonisation and past social policy continue to cause disadvantage and distress for indigenous peoples all over the world and particularly so in Australia. Social…

Digital coercive control and spatiality: Rural, regional, and remote women’s experience

  • Authors: Harris, Bridget, Woodlock, Delanie
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Published: 2021

Technology increasingly features in intimate relationships and is used by domestic violence perpetrators to enact harm. In this chapter we propose a theoretical and practical framework for technology-facilitated harms in…

The impact of advances and challenges of bush internet cnnectivity for women in agriculture in Queensland, Australia

  • Author: Hay, Rachel
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Adoption of agricultural technology such as remote cameras, remote weather stations, bore cameras, and other livestock management systems in the Queensland, Australian beef industry is inconsistent. Marketing of these technologies…

Traversing the online landscape: A remote Indigenous community perspective

  • Authors: Kariippanon, Kishan, Senior, Kate
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2021

This chapter attempts to tackle a sweeping assumption that globalisation and technology has created an equal playing field and homogenised users of the Internet and social media. Health services and…

Night Patrols

  • Authors: Scott, John, Sims, Margaret, Cooper, Trudi, Barclay, Elaine
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Published: 2021

On one level, motor vehicles might represent the possibility of unfettered freedom, escape (from government authority) and autonomy through providing work and leisure opportunities. On another level, in remote places,…

Opportunities and barriers for degrowth in remote tourism destinations: overcoming regional inequalities?

  • Authors: Carson, Dean, Carson, Doris
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

The sustainability of tourism is increasingly under question given the challenges of overtourism, COVID-19 and the contribution of tourism to climate and environmental change. Degrowth and Tourism provides an original…

Housing waste in remote Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Grealy, Liam, Lea, Tess
  • Publisher: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group
  • Published: 2021

(Book abstract) This book investigates the complex and unpredictable temporalities of waste. Reflecting on waste in the context of sustainability, materiality, social practices, subjectivity, and environmental challenges, the book covers…

Strengthening pathways into higher education with remote indigenous communities in Australia

  • Authors: Smith, James A, Moore, Terry , Robertson, Kim, Street, Cat, Stewart, Allison, Stephens, Donna, Girard, Aurelie, Yibarbuk, Dean, Christie, Benjamin
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

Community engagement is often cited as a critical component of working within indigenous communities in Australia and other countries. Ideally, this involves engaging in community-led and community-informed methods and place-based…

Post-disaster access to justice

  • Authors: Hale, Rachel, Stewart-North, Melina, Harkness, Alistair
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Published: 2021

Disasters significantly reduce the accessibility of justice particularly in rural locations. The bushfires, which ravaged three states in the south-east of Australia in late 2019 and early 2020, have had…

Embracing the knot: The importance of personal risk-taking within intercultural research in Aboriginal Australia

  • Author: Moore, Susan Janelle
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Critical inquiry into sensitive social problems requires risk-taking by researchers and research participants alike. Detailed in this chapter are insights into risks as experienced by the scholar within a study…

Dialysis in the desert: blood, biomedial technologies, and transformation in Central Australia

  • Author: Byrne, Henrietta
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

Shifting States draws on a rich history of anthropological theorising on all kinds of states – from the pre- to the post- industrial – and explores topics as diverse as…

More than a Mural: Participatory Placemaking on Gija Country

  • Author: Edwards-Vandenhoek, Samantha
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

This Handbook is the first to explore the emergent field of ‘placemaking’ in terms of the recent research, teaching and learning, and practice agenda for the next few years. Offering…

Survey-based research in remote Indigenous communities: considerations for methods

  • Authors: Indigo, Holcombe-James, Ellie, Rennie
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Between 2015-2017, we worked with Australia’s largest telecommunications provider to examine the issue of cyber safety as it related to Australia’s remote Aboriginal communities. In this chapter, we reflect on…

Supporting Australian gifted Indigenous students’ academic potential in rural settings

  • Authors: Townend, Geraldine, Hay, Peta K., Jung, Jae Yup, Smith, Susen R.
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2021

It has been consistently highlighted in Australian research that Indigenous gifted students face many challenges in rural schools. Rurality presents its own advantages and challenges, while Indigeneity also accords additional…

Language contact and change through child first language acquisition

  • Authors: O'Shannessy, Carmel, Davidson, Lucinda
  • Published: 2020

Processes in child first language acquisition can be a locus of contact-induced language change, yet they have received little attention in the language contact literature. This chapter outlines theories and…

Encounters with Yanyuwa rock art: Reflexivity, multivocality, and the “Archaeological Record” in northern Australia’s southwest Gulf Country

  • Author: Brady, Liam M.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2020

This chapter explores what a reflexive encounter in an Indigenous archaeology context looks and feels like, and what its implications might be for the archaeologist and how they construct the…

Resilience in the Alice Springs Town Camps

  • Authors: Campbell, Shirleen, Corbo, Maree, Egan, Ronnie
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2020

This chapter draws on the experience of the Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group in Alice Springs, Australia, as an example of both individual and community resilience. The history, outcomes and…

Driving change across boundaries: Eliminating crusted scabies in Northern Territory, Australia

  • Authors: Dickinson, Helen, Gardner, Karen, Dowden, Michelle, van der Linden, Naomi
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2020

Collaboration is a key component of high-quality health systems and is particularly important when facing so-called wicked issues. This chapter examines cross-sector collaboration as a function of the notion of…

Settler-colonial governmentality: The carceral webs woven by law and politics

  • Author: Anthony, Thalia
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2020

This chapter is concerned with the relationality of law and politics in historical and contemporary expressions of colonial sovereignty in the Northern Territory of Australia and how this weaves webs…

Integrated primary mental health care in rural and remote contexts: The Australian experience

  • Authors: Vines, Robyn F., Wilson, Ross
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2020

There is a growing burden of disease nationally and internationally from mental illness, both as a stand-alone problem and also comorbid with the growing epidemic of chronic, non-communicable diseases. The…

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