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An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in Aboriginal Australia, Victoria Katherine Burbank

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An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in Aboriginal Australia
Title
An ethnography of stress
Title remainder
the social determinants of health in Aboriginal Australia
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Katherine Burbank
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study of the social determinates of health in the Numbulwar community, Arnhem Land, NT; ethnographic approach to psychological stress: schema theory; language and feelings; social and economic life at Numbulwar ? relation to Western material wealth; funeral ceremonies and mortuary customs; attitudes to material possessions; family and socialisation; demand sharing; foetal origins of health; history of health at Numbulwar ? food supply, polygyny and child bearing; indicators of social stress - language of stress, alcohol, petrol and marijuana, magic and sorcery; concepts of identity and the self - contrast between Aboriginal stories and those featuring non-Aborigines; non-Indigenous perceptions of Aborigines from the Aboriginal perspective; the personal and the institutional in Western and Aboriginal culture of the self; models and influence of the family and kinship equivalence; interacting with institutions - school, work and the non-Indigenous formation of Aboriginality
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1944-
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Burbank, Victoria Katherine
Dewey number
362.10994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.A8
LC item number
B87 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture, mind and society
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  • Health
  • Stress (Psychology)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Community psychology
  • Numbulwar (N.T.)
Label
An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in Aboriginal Australia, Victoria Katherine Burbank
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [183]-201
Contents
Introduction: Using Social Determinants of Health, Using Ethnography -- At Numbulwar: Blackfellas and Whitefellas -- Life History and Real Life: Fetal Origins of Disease, Ethnography, and History -- Feeling Bad: Everyday Stress -- Identity -- Selves and Others -- Conclusion: A Tentative Answer to a Fundamental Epidemiological Question
Control code
000045747413
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 219 p.
Isbn
9780230110229
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010023205
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642509247
Label
An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in Aboriginal Australia, Victoria Katherine Burbank
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [183]-201
Contents
Introduction: Using Social Determinants of Health, Using Ethnography -- At Numbulwar: Blackfellas and Whitefellas -- Life History and Real Life: Fetal Origins of Disease, Ethnography, and History -- Feeling Bad: Everyday Stress -- Identity -- Selves and Others -- Conclusion: A Tentative Answer to a Fundamental Epidemiological Question
Control code
000045747413
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 219 p.
Isbn
9780230110229
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010023205
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642509247

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