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Climate change: science and solutions for Australia

  • Authors: Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia, Paul Graham
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

Climate change is the greatest ecological, economic, and social challenge of our time. Climate change research over many years shows links between human activities and warming of the atmosphere and…

Two way teaching and learning : toward culturally reflective and relevant education

  • Authors: Purdie, Nola, Milgate, Gina, Bell, Hannah Rachel
  • Publisher: ACER Press
  • Published: 2011

Within the Education Revolution lies another, quieter revolution that attempts to raise the profile and status, and improve the learning outcomes, of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples children,…

Growing up in Central Australia: new anthropological studies of Aboriginal childhood and adolescence

  • Author: Eickelkamp, Ute
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • Published: 2011

Surprisingly little research has been carried out about how Australian Aboriginal children and teenagers experience life, shape their social world and imagine the future. This volume presents recent and original…

Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures: An introduction for health professionals

  • Authors: Thackrah, R, Scott, K
  • Publisher: Pearson Australia
  • Published: 2011

This new edited volume has been written by a diverse group of health professionals, the majority of whom are Indigenous Australians. A life cycle approach has been adopted, with chapters…

Between Art and Anthropology: Contemporary Ethnographic Practice

  • Authors: Arnd Schneider , Christopher Wright
  • Publisher: Berg
  • Published: 2010

Between Art and Anthropology provides new and challenging arguments for considering contemporary art and anthropology in terms of fieldwork practice. Artists and anthropologists share a set of common practices that…

Culture Crisis: Anthropology and Politics in Aboriginal Australia

  • Authors: Jon Altman, Melinda Hinkson
  • Publisher: UNSW Press
  • Published: 2010

Some of Australia's leading anthropologists put the Culture Wars under the microscope, dissecting the notion of difference and asking whether this is a useful way of looking at the problems…

A Bright Future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care

  • Authors: Larson, A., Lyle, D.
  • Publisher: Australian Rural Health Education Network
  • Published: 2010

The rural health and health service development stories presented here have been shaped by the curiosity, inventiveness, and commitment of the health professionals working in their rural and remote communities.…

North Australian Political Economy: Issues and Agendas

  • Author: Rolf Gerritsen
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University Press
  • Published: 2010

This book assembles a diverse group of scholars with long experience of analysing northern development issues. Its chapters cover the notion of development from a range of perspectives -social, cultural,…

Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies: Historical and anthropological perspectives

  • Author: Keen, Ian
  • Publisher: Australian National University E Press
  • Published: 2010

This volume arises out of a panel on Indigenous participation in Australian ‘frontier’ economies at the annual conference of the Australian Anthropological Society, held jointly with the British and New…

Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul: Art Histories in Context

  • Authors: Volkenandt, C, Kaufmann
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 2009

Increasingly, Australian Indigenous art is drawing the attention of international audiences, in part because of the amazing stories the artists tell of human creativity. John Mawurndjul is an Aboriginal artist…

Culture, Ecology and Economy of Fire Management in North Australian Savannas‬: Rekindling the Wurrk Tradition‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

  • Authors: Russell-Smith, J., Whitehead, P., Cooke, P.
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2009

In 12 multi-authored chapters, this book documents key challenges and novel options for addressing chronic landscape scale fire management issues in North Australian Savannas through development of both collaborative, cross…

Multi-sited Ethnography: Theory, Praxis and Locality in Contemporary Research

  • Author: Falzon, Mark-Anthony
  • Publisher: Ashgate
  • Published: 2009

Multi-Sited Ethnography has established itself as a fully-fledged research method among anthropologists and sociologists in recent years. It responds to the challenge of combining multi-sited work with the need for…

Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Intellectual Property Law in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Author: Antons, Christop
  • Publisher: Kluwer International
  • Published: 2009

Papers presented in the context of a workshop on 'Traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions and intellectual property law in the Asia-Pacific region' at the Centre for Comparative Law and Development…

Protecting Country: Indigenous governance and management of protected areas

  • Authors: Smyth, D, Ward, G
  • Publisher: The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Published: 2008

This publication had its origin in one-day workshop on Indigenous Governance and Management of Protected Areas held during the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Conference…

Beyond Price - Value in Culture, Economics, and the Arts

  • Authors: Hutter, Michael, Throsby, David
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2008

Much recent discussion surrounding valuation of the arts and culture, particularly in the policy arena, has been dominated by a concern to identify an economic and financial basis for valuation…

Indigenous Community Engagement@Charles Darwin University

  • Authors: Campbell, M, Christie, M
  • Publisher: Uniprint NT
  • Published: 2008

Forty-five people responded to the invitation to be involved in the Indigenous Community Engagement (ICE) project conducted under the auspices of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Community and Access at Charles Darwin…

Social determinants of Indigenous health

  • Authors: Carson, B., Dunbar, T., Chenhall, R., Bailie, R.
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 2007

This book offers a systematic overview of the relationship between the social and political environment and health. Highly respected contributors from around Australia examine the long term health impacts of…

Information Technology and Indigenous People

  • Authors: Laurel Evelyn Dyson, Max Hendriks, Stephen Grant
  • Publisher: IDEA Group Publishing
  • Published: 2007

This book provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language…

Beyond bandaids: Exploring the underlying social determinants of Aboriginal health. Papers from the social determinants of Aboriginal health workshop, Adelaide, July 2007.

  • Authors: Anderson, I.P.S., Baum, F., Bently, M.
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health
  • Published: 2007

Ch. 1: If you don't have health, what's the use of living? - Koori voices from the Goulburn-Murray Rivers region on health and its determinants /​ Michael Tynan, Petah Atkinson,…

Social determinants of health

  • Authors: Marmot, M., Wilkinson, R.G.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2006

Contents Introduction / Michael Marmot Social organization, stress, and health / Eric Brunner, Michael Marmot Early life / Michael Wadsworth, Suzie Butterworth The life course, the social gradient, and health…

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