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Binan Goonj : Bridging Cultures in Aboriginal Health - Anne-Katrin Eckermann

Binan Goonj

Bridging Cultures in Aboriginal Health

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Published: 26th May 2010
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A newly-updated edition of the definitive textbook on Aboriginal Health issues

Binan Goonj, 3rd Edition: Bridging cultures in Aboriginal health is a comprehensive Indigenous health text which addresses key topics in a clear and accessible manner. 

Thoroughly updated and revised, the latest edition of Binan Goonj sheds light upon the many multidisciplinary topics within the complex field of Indigenous health.

With chapter titles including Empowerment in Aboriginal Health and Aboriginal Communities Today, this authoritative health resource has been widely adopted as a teaching text across Australia.

Despite years of research, policy changes and interventions, it is widely documented that the health status of many Aboriginal people remains the poorest in Australia.

Binan Goonj, 3rd Edition: Bridging cultures in Aboriginal health explores the processes and practices underlying this situation, while providing practical strategies to work towards redressing it.

This latest edition will engage a diverse readership and challenge students and health professionals alike to examine their own values and the use of power in Australian society.

Elsevier’s Evolve website provides extensive support material for nursing and health professions faculty and students, including:

  • discussion questions
  • suggested reading on Aboriginal health and related topics
  • web links
  • an instructor’s manual featuring course delivery tips including topics such as adult learning, attitudinal change, colonisation, government policies, Indigenous media sites and cross-cultural education resources
  • video links specific to chapters in this latest edition of Binan Goonj
Key Features
  • completely updated to reflect major Indigenous health policy changes since the second edition
  • an in-depth exploration of the collaboration between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people
  • the use of Aboriginal health case studies and critical incidences to bring academic discussion and analysis to life
  • processes that have been successfully incorporated into 18 years of cross-cultural workshops

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        I bought this book for uni but it is a great reference for understanding in more detail the experience of Indigenous Australians and issues that impact on their health.

         
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            Capturing the history in a version other than the one I was tought in school. Provides some interesting facts that changed my perspectives in many ways.

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            Preface
            Introduction
            About the authors
            Acknowledgements
            Background to Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal interactions in Australia
            Aboriginal communities today
            Coping with change and violence
            Cultural vitality
            Culture shock
            People Centred Care
            Empowerment in Aboriginal health
            Index
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            ISBN: 9780729539364
            ISBN-10: 0729539369
            Audience: Professional
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 239
            Published: 26th May 2010
            Publisher: Elsevier Australia
            Country of Publication: AU
            Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 17.1  x 1.9
            Weight (kg): 0.48
            Edition Number: 3