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Everyday Endurance and Social Intensity in an Australian Aboriginal Community
252 pages, 25 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-885-6 $120.00/£89.00 Hb Published (October 2020)
eISBN 978-1-78920-886-3 eBook
Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork undertaken since 2006, the book addresses some of the most topical aspects of remote Aboriginal life in Australia. This includes the role of kinship and family, relationships to land and sea, and cross-cultural relations with non-Aboriginal residents. There is also extensive treatment of contemporary issues relating to alcohol consumption, violence and the impact of systemic ill health. This richly detailed portrayal provides a nuanced account of everyday endurance and social intensity on Mornington Island.
Cameo Dalley is a Research Fellow at Deakin University's Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation in Melbourne, Australia.
Subject: Anthropology (General) Sociology
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