Health Promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Paperback - January 2015 - AU $75.00

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (and their non-Indigenous colleagues) are starting to challenge the assertion that their problems are too big and complex to be solved within communities. themselves.

In the pages of this special issue you will see health promotion represented as a synthesis: of people with their families and communities, people with the natural world, people transforming their service delivery systems, building capacity within their organisations, and changing the way mainstream communities interact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. A clear message from authors contributing to this journal is that for too long Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been described as having problems that are too big and complex to be solved within communities themselves. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous colleagues are starting to write back against these descriptions – changing the collective story from one of deficit, to one of strength and resilience. + Full description

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Paperback | January 2015 | $ 75.00
ISBN: PY20/04 | 317 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing