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Making cultures count: transforming indigenous health data in Australia

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To date, national statistics have placed Indigenous Australians and their health in constant comparison with non-Indigenous Australians. This has generated a deficit discourse, reinforcing the notion of an ‘Indigenous problem’ in Australian society. In response, Indigenous and non-Indigenous health researchers have worked together to build momentum for ‘strengths-based’ research approaches, advocating for the positive influence which Indigenous cultures have on health outcomes, and the ne...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1700-1256

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
Kings College London
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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