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Author Hunter, Ernest, 1952-

Title Aboriginal Health and History
Published Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Figures ; Tables ; Preface ; 1 Caduceus and Clipboard ; Setting and set ; The region ; Guiding frames ; Methodologies ; Research: paths and mazes ; Mortality review ; Suicides and cells ; Pilot community surveys ; Population-based survey ; Fruitful digressions ; Notes ; 2 Time ; Introduction ; Acts and actors ; New arrivals in an old land ; Exploration ; Settlement: gold, cattle, pearls, converts ; Government nomads ; Opportunity and exclusion ; Notes ; 3 Mabarn and Medicine ; Introduction ; Dangerous occupations
Assessments Questions ; Results ; Summary ; Notes ; 6 Suicide ; Introduction ; Definitions ; Suicide and indigenous populations ; Suicide and Aborigines ; Aborigines: incarceration and suicide ; The Royal Commission ; International experience ; Kimberley suicides in custody ; Lock-up study ; Kimberley Aboriginal suicides: 1957-1989 ; Suicides: 1957-1987 ; Suicides: 1988-1989 ; The parental generation ; Related issues ; Alcohol and suicide ; Suicide and Aboriginal social integration ; Notes ; 7 Bloodlines: Violence to Self and Others ; Self-mutilation ; Ritual mutilation
Non-traditional self-mutilation Intentional personal violence ; Present-day Aboriginal violence ; Aboriginal personal violence: a paradigm ; 'Mission boys' and 'warriors' ; Convergences ; Notes ; 8 Issues of Identity ; Introduction ; Definitions and usage ; Aborigines and Aboriginality ; Resilience or stagnation? ; Levels of continuity ; Elements of change ; Contact and conflict ; Adaptation and survival ; Assimilation and self-determination ; Consequences for children ; Anomie, exclusion and powerlessness ; Living on the edge: gambling and Aborigines ; Aboriginal gambling in the Kimberley
Systems in conflict Perceptions and policy ; Stigmatised contagions ; Venereal diseases ; Leprosy ; Hospitals and beyond ; Changing fortunes ; Notes ; 4 Mortality in a Time of Change ; The population ; The study ; Findings ; Discussion ; Notes ; 5 Alcohol ; Introduction ; Setting ; Frames ; Alcohol misuse: theories and consequences ; In the general population ; Correlates and consequences ; In the Aboriginal population ; Quantitative studies ; Alcohol 'problems' and impressionistic reports ; Clinical studies ; Population studies ; Aboriginal alcohol consumption in the Kimberley ; The sample
Summary Notes ; 9 Structures and Change ; Sociocultural impositions ; Imposed constructions ; Imposed structures ; Imposed problems ; Imposed solutions ; Induced change: 'development' and its vicissitudes ; Attribution and allied theories ; Social change and development: a paradigm ; And Australian Aborigines? ; Notes ; References ; Index
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ISBN 0511518188
9780511518188