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A certain heritage : programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia, by H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl, W.E. Snowdon

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A certain heritage : programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia
Title
A certain heritage
Title remainder
programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia
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by H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl, W.E. Snowdon
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Summary
Policy-oriented study funded by Department of Social Security aimed at increasing relevance and effectiveness of Government Aboriginal welfare programmes; focus on the nature and transmission of Aboriginality, its values and behaviour patterns, particularly as regards cosmology, land and kinship; emphasis on socialization and economic attitudes; specific proposals on health care delivery, education, and delivery of social security benefits and pensions, law and order, and aspects of community organization; case studies at Belyuen, Yirrkala and Pipalyatjara set in regional and national contexts; political and administrative constraints to Aboriginal initiatives illustrated by Angatja proposal to treat petrol sniffing around Amata, the Yipirinya School project, and the Pitjantjatjara Homelands Education Project
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1937-
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Brandl, M.
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  • 1950-
  • 1906-1997
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  • Snowdon, Warren
  • Coombs, H. C.
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  • Yipirinya School
  • Australia
Label
A certain heritage : programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia, by H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl, W.E. Snowdon
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Publication
Note
  • "December 1981"
  • Typescript (processed)
  • See also synopsis at pMS 3684
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  • still image
  • text
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rdacontent
Contents
The origins of the project and description of the communities concerned -- Methodology -- Part 1: Aboriginality : Argument; Some elements of Aboriginality: original inhabitants; Later Australians; Continuity of Aboriginal traditions -- More than descent -- The cultural past and the Dreaming : land; kinship relations; Mortuary rituals; -- Values and value orientations in Aboriginality : Some Aboriginal values -- Becoming Aboriginal: some Aboriginal ways of learning and teaching : knowledge is property; Aborigines have not yet invented childhood; Aborigines emphasise observation and imitation; People learn by doing, not by learning to do : a Belyuen example; The learning is not hard; Aborigines apply a technique of simultaneous integration of several discrete thought processes; The social cost of a msitake; Aborigines teach ny reinforcing correct behaviour; Teasing - a mechanism for conformity; Aborigines are competitive; A strong emphasis in Aboriginal social life is co-operation; Aborigines learn by person-orientation rather than information orientation; Aborigines use non-verbal communication; Aborigines do not vocalise in the classroom; Aborigines rarely display extremes of emotion in interaction; Aborigines measure both time and space differently from Anglo Australians; Aboriginal culture is the greatest resource available to Aboriginal students; Aboriginal children investigate their environment; Aborigines identify quite differently from Anglo-Australians; Aborigines speak more than one language -- Part II: Theoretical background to socialisation : Defining socialisation : socialisation: broad approaches to theory -- Survey of the literature on socialisation -- The many facets of the study of socialisation -- Studying socialisation in Aboriginal communities : our approach -- Socialisation and government programs -- Chalk and talk: schooling is a matter of social control : informal and formal aspects of education; Schooling in Aboriginal Australia; The hidden curriculum; Applying accepted educational theory to Aboriginal schools -- The Yirrkala proposals for the control of law and order: small-scale societies; Aborigines and social control; Law and the Aborigines in Australia; The Yirrkala community and social control -- Restoring a livelihood: changing patterns in the Pitjantjatjara homelands : introduction; Area profile: the Pitjantjatjara Homelands health survey; Economic overview; Possible future economic strategies -- Marching to a different drum: reshaping health care delivery to Aborigines : independent Aboriginal health services; Aboriginal health workers; The Belyuen Health Centre; Anthropology in the Belyuen Health Centre -- "Packets of twenty aged pensioners" : problems associated with the policy and delivery of social security benefits to Aborigines -- Problems of communication in the payment of benefits -- Displacement of values -- Creative management -- Part IV : Aboriginality in focus: Political and administrative constraints to Aboriginal initiatives : Central Australia; Angatja proposal; The Yipirinya Project; Pitjantjatjara Study Tour; Belyuen area; Nutrition and the means to obtain it; Aboriginal initiatives not involving government -- Recommendation: Part I: Recognising Aboriginality; Part II: Theoretical background to socialisation; Part III: Socialisation and programs for Aborigines -- Appendices
Control code
M0028898
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxv, 488 pages
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
charts, maps
System control number
0042348
Label
A certain heritage : programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia, by H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl, W.E. Snowdon
Publication
Note
  • "December 1981"
  • Typescript (processed)
  • See also synopsis at pMS 3684
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origins of the project and description of the communities concerned -- Methodology -- Part 1: Aboriginality : Argument; Some elements of Aboriginality: original inhabitants; Later Australians; Continuity of Aboriginal traditions -- More than descent -- The cultural past and the Dreaming : land; kinship relations; Mortuary rituals; -- Values and value orientations in Aboriginality : Some Aboriginal values -- Becoming Aboriginal: some Aboriginal ways of learning and teaching : knowledge is property; Aborigines have not yet invented childhood; Aborigines emphasise observation and imitation; People learn by doing, not by learning to do : a Belyuen example; The learning is not hard; Aborigines apply a technique of simultaneous integration of several discrete thought processes; The social cost of a msitake; Aborigines teach ny reinforcing correct behaviour; Teasing - a mechanism for conformity; Aborigines are competitive; A strong emphasis in Aboriginal social life is co-operation; Aborigines learn by person-orientation rather than information orientation; Aborigines use non-verbal communication; Aborigines do not vocalise in the classroom; Aborigines rarely display extremes of emotion in interaction; Aborigines measure both time and space differently from Anglo Australians; Aboriginal culture is the greatest resource available to Aboriginal students; Aboriginal children investigate their environment; Aborigines identify quite differently from Anglo-Australians; Aborigines speak more than one language -- Part II: Theoretical background to socialisation : Defining socialisation : socialisation: broad approaches to theory -- Survey of the literature on socialisation -- The many facets of the study of socialisation -- Studying socialisation in Aboriginal communities : our approach -- Socialisation and government programs -- Chalk and talk: schooling is a matter of social control : informal and formal aspects of education; Schooling in Aboriginal Australia; The hidden curriculum; Applying accepted educational theory to Aboriginal schools -- The Yirrkala proposals for the control of law and order: small-scale societies; Aborigines and social control; Law and the Aborigines in Australia; The Yirrkala community and social control -- Restoring a livelihood: changing patterns in the Pitjantjatjara homelands : introduction; Area profile: the Pitjantjatjara Homelands health survey; Economic overview; Possible future economic strategies -- Marching to a different drum: reshaping health care delivery to Aborigines : independent Aboriginal health services; Aboriginal health workers; The Belyuen Health Centre; Anthropology in the Belyuen Health Centre -- "Packets of twenty aged pensioners" : problems associated with the policy and delivery of social security benefits to Aborigines -- Problems of communication in the payment of benefits -- Displacement of values -- Creative management -- Part IV : Aboriginality in focus: Political and administrative constraints to Aboriginal initiatives : Central Australia; Angatja proposal; The Yipirinya Project; Pitjantjatjara Study Tour; Belyuen area; Nutrition and the means to obtain it; Aboriginal initiatives not involving government -- Recommendation: Part I: Recognising Aboriginality; Part II: Theoretical background to socialisation; Part III: Socialisation and programs for Aborigines -- Appendices
Control code
M0028898
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxv, 488 pages
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
charts, maps
System control number
0042348

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