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Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions

Robinson, Gary W. Ed. (1996). Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions. Darwin, N.T.: Charles Darwin University Press (CDU Press).

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Title Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions
Place of Publication Darwin, N.T.
Publisher Charles Darwin University Press (CDU Press)
Publication Year 1996
ISBN 9780949070869   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Editor Robinson, Gary W.
Total Pages 319
Language English
Field of Research MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Abstract This timely collection of articles on Aboriginal health presents: - Recent medical research into causes of Aboriginal ill-health and mortality; - Studies of the social, cultural and environmental determinants of health; - A searching examination of women's and infant health; - Challenging discussions of the need for Aboriginal participation in health care; and - Critical discussion of initiatives in mental health, substance abuse and health service delivery. Contributors include: Pat Anderson, Stephanie Bell, Maggie Brady, Victoria Burbank, John and Pat Caldwell, John Matthews, Jake Najman, Gerhardt Pearson, Beverley Raphael, Sherry Saggers and Dennis Gray, Peggy Trompf and many others. This volume will be an indispensable aid to all concerned about Aboriginal health and the development of strategies for the future. Gary Robinson lectures in Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the Northern Territory University [now Charles Darwin University] in Darwin. His major areas of research and publication concern adolescence and family life in Aboriginal communities of the Northern Territory.
Keyword Indigenous
Health and Medicine
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