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Author Hunter, Ernest M

Title Aboriginal health and history : power and prejudice in remote Australia / Ernest Hunter
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1993

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  304.640899915 Hun/Aha  AVAILABLE
 MELB  304.640899915 Hun/Aha  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Caduceus and Clipboard -- 2. Time -- 3. Mabarn and Medicine -- 4. Mortality in a Time of Change -- 5. Alcohol -- 6. Suicide -- 7. Bloodlines: Violence to Self and Others -- 8. Issues of Identity -- 9. Structures and Change
Summary Examines Aboriginal health in the Kimberley in the context of its contemporary social history; impacts of pastoralism , mining, pearling, missions and government; conflicting Aboriginal and western medical traditions; administrative responses to disease - leprosy; population estimates and mortality rates; alcohol abuse - theories and studies; survey of alcohol use in the Kimberley and its effects; theories of suicide in the Aboriginal population; deaths in custody - survey of cases in the Kimberley and related factors; social context of violence - self-mutilation and domestic violence; community violence - Balgo; identity - changes om gender power relations, inter-racial status, economic and social roles; development of Aboriginality; identity in children; theories of anomie; gambling; general problems of change - stereotypes and imposed solutions; schema of the development paradigm and its relation to Aborigines
Analysis Australia
Ethnic groups Mental health
Aboriginal culture
Aborigines
Alcohol drinking
Crimes against persons
Kimberley Region
Mental health
Social change
Social conditions
Suicide
Western Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-313) and index
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
English
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Alcohol use -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Alcohol use -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Alcohol use.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health -- Kimberley Region, Western Australia
Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Mortality -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Psychology.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Suicidal behavior -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Suicidal behavior -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Suicidal behavior.
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Alcohol use
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Suicidal behavior
Aboriginal Australians -- Mortality -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Kimberley Region, Western Australia -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley Region -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Psychology
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Suicidal behaviour
Control (Psychology)
Ethnopsychology -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Health status indicators -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Health status -- Western Australia
Power (Social sciences)
Prejudices.
Social problems -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aborigines -- history
Aborigines -- psychology
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- history.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- psychology.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities.
Behavioral Sciences.
Continental Population Groups.
Control (Psychology)
Demography.
Environment and Public Health.
Epidemiologic Measurements.
Geographicals
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Status.
History.
Humanities.
Motivation.
Named Groups
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Persons.
Population Characteristics.
Population Groups.
Power (Psychology)
Prejudice.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Psychology, Social.
Psychology.
Public Health.
Social Problems.
Social Sciences.
Sociology.
Western Australia.
Australia.
Geographic Locations.
Western Australia. (Health Status)
Western Australia. (Oceanic Ancestry Group)
Western Australia (Oceanic Ancestry Group)
Western Australia. Power (Psychology)
Western Australia. (Prejudice)
Western Australia. (Social Problems)
Western Australia.
LC no. 92049158
ISBN 0521416299
0521447607
ABBREV TI Aboriginal Health and History
Other Titles Aboriginal Health & History
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