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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…

People on Country, Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures

  • Authors: Jon Altman , Seán Kerins
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2012

This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their caring for country activities from the margins to the very core of the growing national conversation on issues such as climate…

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,…

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…

The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights: A documentary history

  • Authors: Attwood, B, Markus, A.
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 1999

This text tells the history of the political struggle for Aboriginal rights throughout Australia through a selection of historical documents created by Aboriginal campaigners. Using the words of native activists…

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…

Working on country: Contemporary indigenous management of Australia's lands and coastal regions

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

The text offers a comprehensive account of indigenous land and water management in Australia, with an emphasis on practical outcomes to manage the country for a sustainable future. It is…

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…

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…

Population mobility and indigenous peoples in Australasia and North America

  • Authors: Bell, Martin, Taylor, John
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2004

Focusing on the four 'New World' countries - Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States - this book explores key themes and issues in indigenous mobility. In each of…

Reform and resistance in Aboriginal education

  • Authors: Quentin Beresford, Gary Partington, Graeme Gower
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • Published: 2012

The revised edition of Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education takes a fresh look at the challenges and achievements that have occurred in this important area since the books original…

Beyond Drought: People, Policy and Perspectives

  • Authors: Botterill, L., Fisher, M.
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2003

Beyond Drought: People, Policy and Perspectives

From disaster response to risk management : Australia's national drought policy

  • Authors: Linda Courtenay Botterill, Donald A. Wilhite
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2005

Contents Introduction L. C. Botterill, D. A. Wilhite 1 Living In The Australian Environment Mark Stafford Smith 5 Climate And Drought In The Subtropics-The Australian Example J. A. Lindesay 15…

Equity in Vocational Education and Training: Research Readings

  • Author: Bowman, Kaye
  • Publisher: NCVER
  • Published: 2004

Building equity into Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system is a key component of the National Strategy for Vocational Education and Training 2004-2010. This book of readings aims to…

Flammable Australia: The Fire Regimes and Biodiversity of a Continent

  • Authors: Bradstock, R.A., Willliams, J.E., Gill, A.M.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2002

Fire is pivotal to the functioning of ecosystems in Australia, affecting the distribution and abundance of the continents̕ unique and highly diverse range of plants and animals. Conservation of this…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Handbook of Rural Studies

  • Authors: Cloke, P., Marsden, T., Mooney, P.
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Published: 2006

The Handbook represents the vitality and theoretical innovation at work in rural studies. It shows how political economy and the 'cultural turn' have led to very significant new thinking in…

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