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The dark people of Bourke : a study of planned social change / Max Kamien
Bib ID 1136356
Format BookBook
Author
Kamien, Max
 
Description Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies ; [Atlantic Highlands, N.J.] : Humanities Press, 1978 
xiv, 342 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 085575074X (A.I.A.S)
0855750804 (A.I.A.S.) (paperback)
0391009494 (Humanities) (paperback)
0391009478 (Humanities Press)
Series

AIAS new series ; no. 1.

Summary

Patterns of illness; connection between social situation and health; nutrition; secret Bread Tests; psychiatric disorders; housing; health care services; family mortality; dental health; alcoholism; child rearing practices doctor as an agent of social change; people from Wanggumara, Ba; gundji and Marawari tribes.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Index.

Bibliography: p. 328-336.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Health. Effects of social change. New South Wales. Bourke.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- New South Wales -- Bourke.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Bourke -- Social conditions.  |  Community development -- New South Wales -- Bourke.  |  Barindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Health services - Health workers - Medical practitioners.  |  Reproduction - Birth control / Family planning.  |  Housing.  |  Health status - Dental health.  |  Health services - Dental health.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Health - Nutrition disorders.  |  Health status - Nutritional value of foods.  |  Health status - Child health.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri people (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Health status - Child health - Infants.  |  Mental health.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara people (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Bourke (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.  |  Murdi Paaki / Bourke (N NSW SH55-10)
Other authors/contributors Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

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