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Indigenous in the city : urban Indigenous populations in local and global contexts / authors: Emily Brand, Chelsea Bond, Cindy Shannon
Bib ID 7245485
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Brand, Emily, author
 
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Access Conditions National edeposit: Available online 
Description Brisbane, QLD : The University of Queensland Poche Centre, August 2016 
1 online resource (20 pages) : colour illustrations, map. 
ISBN 9781742721651 (PDF)
Series

UQ Poche Monograph Series ; 1.

Technical Details

text file : PDF : 1.32MB 

Summary

With slightly more than half of all Indigenous Australians now living in major cities and inner regional areas, the population is decidedly urban. It is also increasing at rates that outpace Australia's overall population growth. And while there are comparisons to be made globally, the urbanisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations - both historical and contemporary - is specific to the Australian context. The status of Indigenous Australians has been slow to improve here, in one of the world's most developed countries. Even as the urban share of the Indigenous population grows, those in cities are still more disadvantaged than their non-Indigenous neighbours.

Notes

Published 9 August 2016.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Indigenous peoples -- Social conditions -- Australia.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Urban residence.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Urban residence -- Australia.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Education -- Australia.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Bond, Chelsea, author  |  Shannon, Cindy, author  |  The University Of Queensland. Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, issuing body

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