Aboriginal Children, History and Health: Beyond Social Determinants

This volume traces the complex reasons behind the disturbing discrepancy between the health and well-being of children in mainstream Australia and those in remote Indigenous communities. Invaluably informed by Boulton’s close working knowledge of Aboriginal communities, the book addresses growth faltering as a crisis of Aboriginal parenting and a continued problem for the Australian nation. The high rate and root causes of ill-health amongst Aboriginal children are explored through a unique synthesis of historical, anthropological, biological and medical analyses. Through this fresh approach, which includes the insights of specialists from a range of disciplines, Aboriginal Children, History and Health provides a thoughtful and innovative framework for considering Indigenous health.


Additional Information

ISBN:  978113955257

ISBN 10:

Audience:  Parents & Professionals

Format:  Paperback

Language:  English

Date published:  2016

Publisher:  Routledge

Country of publication:  UK

John Boulton