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Locating Crime in Context and Place: Perspectives on Regional, Rural and Remote Australia

  • 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…

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…

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…

Telling our stories in ways that make us stronger

  • Authors: Wingard, B., Lester, J.
  • Publisher: Dulwich Centre Publications
  • Published: 2001

The lives and stories of two Indigenous women offering practical ideas in relation to a wide range of issues facing Indigenous Australian families; colonisation; culturally appropriate ways to grieve, to…

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text tells the history of the political struggle for Aboriginal rights throughout Australia through a selection of historical documents created by Aboriginal campaigners.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

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…

Participation and Governance in Regional Development: global trends in an Australian context

  • Authors: Eversole, R., Martin, J.
  • Publisher: Ashgate
  • Published: 2005

This book provides a cross-disciplinary perspective on participation and governance issues in regional development - processes now regarded as essential for sustainable regional development. It brings together a group of…

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…

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,…

Aboriginal spirituality : past, present, future

  • Author: Anne Pattel-Gray
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Religious
  • Published: 1996

Aboriginal Spirituality is a unique, multi-authored collection of essays in which Australian Aboriginal People explore their Spirituality, particularly in relation to Christianity.

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…

Beyond Drought: People, Policy and Perspectives

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

Beyond Drought: People, Policy and Perspectives

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…

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…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession

  • Author: Price, K.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2012

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

Rurality Bites: The Social and Environmental Transformation of Rural Australia

  • Authors: Lockie, S., Bourke, L.
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Published: 2001

An overview of the extraordinary social, environmental, political and cultural changes and conflicts sweeping rural Australia. All too often, community decline, environmental degradation and agricultural restructuring are treated as separate…

Managing Australia's Environment

  • Authors: Dovers, Stephen, Wild River, Su
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2003

Examines Australia's resource and environmental management institutions. Managing Australia's Environment is a report card of unprecedented scope, examining Australia's resource and environmental management institutions and policies against the requirements of…

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…

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