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Break on through : indigenous youth subcultures and education / Glenn Dawes
Bib ID 2256145
Format BookBook
Author
Dawes, Glenn Desmond
 
Description Townsville, Qld. : Centre for Social Research, James Cook University, 1998 
vii, 184 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 187605543X (paperback)
Summary

This book attempts to fill the gap in knowledge about why so many Indigenous youth fail to satisfactorily finish their education with often disastrous results for their prospects and that of their communities. The study focuses on gaining the perceptions of 5 youths about their teachers, peers and subjects.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 175-184.

Subjects School-to-work transition -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Ethnic identity.  |  Youth, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Secondary) -- Queensland.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Queensland -- Ethnic identity.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Queensland -- Youth.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Education (Secondary) -- Queensland.  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Adolescence.  |  Recreation.  |  Education - Schools.  |  Race relations.  |  Social identity - Torres Strait Islander identity.  |  Education - Secondary - Students.  |  Social identity - Aboriginality.  |  Education - Teachers - Teacher-student relationships.  |  Queensland (Qld)
Other authors/contributors James Cook University of North Queensland. Centre for Social Research

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