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The positioning of Indigenous Australians as healthcare recipients

Guthrie, Jillian; Walter, Margaret (Maggie)


The everyday operations of Australia's socioeconomic, racial, and cultural hierarchies have health consequences for Indigenous Australians. By comparing the socioeconomic and demographic positioning of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, we explore how the dominant "being" and "doing" of those who operate and control the health system impact Indigenous Australians. The ramifications of the ontological chasm between the two are then demonstrated in what happens, or not, around the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-415921-1.00021-X


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