Content tagged with Health

Holding Men: Kanyirninpa and the health of Aboriginal men

Summary This is an easily readable book that explores how Indigenous men understand their lives, their health and their culture. Using...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

Heavy Metal: The social meaning of petrol sniffing in Australia

Summary In an attempt to go beyond current explanations of Aboriginal drug abuse, which stereotype these people as 'victims', Brady focuses on...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Something Special: The inside story of the Katherine West Health Board

Summary Something Special tells the story of a unique and successful ‘experiment’ in which the delivery of health services in the...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Reading Doctors' Writing: Race, politics and power in Indigenous health research 1870–1969

Summary Reading Doctors’ Writing is a book for every Australian who reads or writes health research about Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Aboriginal Suicide is Different: A portrait of life and self-destruction

Summary Aboriginal Suicide is Different is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life — or who may be seeking freedom...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Holding Men: Kanyirninpa and the health of Aboriginal men

Summary This is an easily readable book that explores how Indigenous men understand their lives, their health and their culture. Using...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Culturally mediated screening in Aboriginal primary health care

Overview 'Mob' and 'country' are fundamental concepts of identity for Aboriginal people. This research aimed to measure the impact...

Research project - 2 Dec 2014

The Lowitja Institute Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Overview Hosted and managed by the Lowitja Institute, the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (CRCATSIH)...

Research project - 2 Dec 2014

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