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Author Reid, Janice, 1942-

Title Body, land, and spirit : health and healing in Aboriginal society / edited by Janice Reid
Published St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1982
St. Lucia : University of Queensland Press, c1982


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 W'PONDS  362.10899915 Bod  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 241 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Series Studies in society and culture series
Contents Part One: Contemporary crises in health -- A fundamental imbalance: aboriginal ill-health / Jack Waterford -- Family planning: a post-contact problem / Gillian Cowlishaw -- Child health and child care in a desert community, 1970-1971 / Annette Hamilton -- / Defiance or depair? petrol-sniffing in an aboriginal community / Maggie Brady and Rodney Morice -- Part Two: Medicine and health: the traditional systems -- Ten fish for one man: some Anbarra attitudes towards food and heatlh / Betty Meehan -- Sickness and health in western Arnhem land: a traditional perspective / Catherine H. Berndt -- Psychiatric and anthropological interpretations of "aberrant" behaviour in an aboriginal community / David Biernoff -- "Bush medicines": the pharmacopoeia of the Yolngu of Arnhem Land / Neville Scarlett, Neville White and Janice Reid -- Part Three: Medical strategies in change -- Women's changing role in health maintenance in a central Australian community / Diane Bell -- The Mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote aboriginal community / Myrna Tonkinson
Summary Includes papers by J. Waterford, G. Cowlishaw, A. Hamilton, M. Brady and R. Morice, B. Meehan, C.H. Berndt, D. Biernoff, N. Scarlett, N. White and J. Reid, D. Bell, M. Tonkinson, which have been annotated separately
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Health and hygiene
Aboriginal Australians Medicine
Attitude to health
Australoid race
Health services Australia
Medicine, Traditional Australia
Socioeconomic factors
Health services for Australian Aborigines. Sociological perspectives
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Event 1982
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Social aspects.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medicine.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Medical anthropology -- Australia.
Traditional medicine -- Australia.
Attitude to Health.
Health Services.
Medicine, Traditional.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author Reid, Janice, 1942-
LC no. 81019830
ISBN 0702216593