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Handbook of Rural, Remote, and very Remote Mental Health

  • Authors: Carey, Timothy A, Gullifer, Judith
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2020

This Handbook outlines in detail the features and challenges of rural and remote mental health service delivery and pragmatic considerations to address these, to ensure people in less populated areas…

Locating Crime in Context and Place

  • Authors: Harkness, Alistair, Harris, Bridget, Baker, David
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2015

The urban focus of crime has dominated the attention of criminologists. Although images of idyllic, crime-free areas beyond the cityscape persist, there is scant academic consideration of the realities and…

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.…

Archival Returns

  • Authors: Barwick, Linda , Green, Jennifer, Vaarzon-Morel, Petronella
  • Publisher: Sydney University Press
  • Published: 2020

1. Conundrums and consequences: doing digital archival returns in Australia by Linda Barwick, Jennifer Green, Petronella Vaarzon-Morel & Katya Zissermann 2. Deciphering Arrernte archives: the intermingling of textual and living…

Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities

  • Authors: Russell-Smith, Jeremy, James, Glenn, Pedersen, Howard, Sangha, Kamaljit
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Published: 2018

ustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia sets out a vision for developing North Australia based on a culturally appropriate and ecologically sustainable land sector economy. This vision supports both…

Early Pathways to School Learning: Lessons from the NT Data Linkage Study

  • Authors: Silburn, S, Guthridge, S, McKenziie, J, Su, J-Y, He, V, Haste, S
  • Publisher: Menzies School of Health Research
  • Published: 2018

Key findings: - The study findings first and foremost demonstrate the extent to which sociocultural and economic circumstances influence all children’s early health, development and learning, and why it is…

People and Change in Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Austin-Broos, Diane, Merlan, Francesca
  • Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
  • Published: 2017

Since the advent of European settlement, indigenous Australians have been subject to continual change and entrenched inequality. This has been their shared experience even as regional histories have diverged. These…

Language Practices of Indigenous Children and Youth: The Transition from Home to School

  • Authors: Gillian Wigglesworth, Jane Simpson, Jill Vaughan
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Published: 2017

This book explores the experiences of Indigenous children and young adults around the world as they navigate the formal education system and wider society. Profiling a range of different communities…

Indigenous Intermediaries: New perspectives on exploration archives

  • Authors: Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent, Tiffany Shellam
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2015

This edited collection understands exploration as a collective effort and experience involving a variety of people in diverse kinds of relationships. It engages with the recent resurgence of interest in…

Information Technology and Indigenous Communities

  • Authors: Lyndon Ormond-Parker, Aaron Corn, Cressida Fforde, Kazuko Obata, Sandy O’Sullivan
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Islander Studies
  • Published: 2013

Contents: Chapter 1 p9 A study of mobile technology in a Cape York community: Its reality today and potential for the future. Laurel Evelyn Dyson and Fiona Brady Chapter 2…

Living with native title: the experiences of registered native title corporations

  • Authors: Toni Bauman, Lisa M Strelein, Jessica K Weir
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Published: 2013

The case studies of Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate (RNTBCs) in this book arose from the PBC Research and Resources Project. CONTENTS Chapter 1 Navigating complexity: living with native titl…

Australian Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries

  • Authors: Martin Nakata, Marcia Langton
  • Publisher: UTSePress
  • Published: 2005

In response to significant changes in the Indigenous information landscape, the State Library of New South Wales and Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, University of Technology, Sydney, hosted a Colloquium,…

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,…

Country, Native Title and Ecology

  • Author: Jessica K Weir
  • Publisher: ANU E Press and Aboriginal History Incorporated
  • Published: 2012

This publication focuses on Indigenous peoples’ relationships with country, and seeks to discuss native title in terms that are more directly related to those relationships. In doing so, we also…

Indigenous Peoples’ Innovation: Intellectual Property Pathways to Development

  • Authors: Peter Drahos, Susy Frankel
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • Published: 2012

The chapters in this volume were first presented at the conference ‘Intellectual Property, Trade and the Knowledge Assets of Indigenous Peoples: The Developmental Frontier’ in December 2010. Traditional knowledge systems…

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…

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…

Demographic Change in Rural Landscapes: What Does it Mean for Society and the Environment?

  • Authors: Luck, G, Race, D, Black, R
  • Publisher: Springer (Landscape Series)
  • Published: 2011

Throughout history, humans have lived primarily in rural landscapes. In 2008, for the first time, the global population became predominantly urban. While much research has focussed on the impacts of…

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…

Desert channels: the impulse to conserve

  • Authors: Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

This book is the centrepiece of a project that combines book, art exhibitions and web-based educational materials exploring the distinctive Desert Channels country in south-western Queensland. The region is the…

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