Culture, identity, health : Australian South Sea Islanders in Mackay

Kennedy, Rosemary W. 1998, Culture, identity, health : Australian South Sea Islanders in Mackay, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Culture, identity, health : Australian South Sea Islanders in Mackay
Author Kennedy, Rosemary W.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 1998
Keyword(s) Pacific Islanders - Queensland
Pacific Islanders - Health and hygiene - Queensland
Melanesians - Queensland
Melanesians - Health and hygiene - Queensland
Mackay (Qld.) - Ethnic relations
Summary This research concerns the descendants of 19th century Kanaka labourers. Through innovative methodology, it examines their culture, identity and health. It has contributed to the official recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders, with significant implications for policies and services provided by State and Federal Governments, especially in health care.
Language eng
Description of original viii, 380 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 305.8995094
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