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

Binan Goonj

Bridging Cultures in Aboriginal Health

Paperback Published: 26th May 2010
ISBN: 9780729539364
Number Of Pages: 239

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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

About the authors
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
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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): 24.13 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 3

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