Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing
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The Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing consists of 5 themes, namely, physical, social and emotional, economic, cultural and spiritual, and subjective wellbeing. It fills a substantial gap in the current literature on the wellbeing of indigenous people and communities around the world. This handbook sheds new light on understanding indigenous wellbeing and its determinants, and aids in the development and implementation of more appropriate policies, as better evidence-informed policy making will lead to better outcomes for indigenous populations. This book provides a reliable and convenient source of information for policy makers, academics and students, and allows readers to make informed decisions regarding the wellbeing of indigenous populations. It is also a useful resource for non-government organisations to gain insight into relevant global factors for development of stronger and more effective international policies to improve the lives of indigenous communities.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 552 pages
  • 171 x 248mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138909173
  • 9781138909175

Table of contents

1. Physical Wellbeing, Asia 2. Subjective Wellbeing, Oceania 3. Physical Wellbeing, Europe and the Circumpolar North 4. Social and Emotional Wellbeing, South/Central America 5. Cultural and Spiritual Wellbeing, South/Central America 6. Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Asia 7. Physical Wellbeing, Africa 8. Subjective Wellbeing, North America 9. Physical Wellbeing, North America 10. Economic Wellbeing, South/Central America 11. Economic Wellbeing, Africa 12. Subjective Wellbeing, Europe and the Circumpolar North 13. Economic Wellbeing, North America 14. Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Africa 15. Social and Emotional Wellbeing, North America 16. Cultural and Spiritual Wellbeing, North America 17. Subjective Wellbeing, Asia 18. Subjective Wellbeing, South/Central America 19. Subjective Wellbeing, Africa 20. Economic Wellbeing, Oceania 21. Physical Wellbeing, South/Central America 22. Economic Wellbeing, Europe and the Circumpolar North 23. Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Oceania 24. Physical Wellbeing, Oceaniashow more

About Christopher Fleming

Christopher M. Fleming is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith Business School in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, a founding member of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, a member of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, and a Senior Associate of MainStream Economics and Policy. He is an applied micro-economist with teaching, consulting and public policy experience. Matthew Manning is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research. He was previously Co-Director of Griffith University's Social and Economic Research Program (SERP), and an economist in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University. Adrian Miller is of the Jirrbal people of North Queensland and is the Professor of Indigenous Research at Griffith University leading the Indigenous Research Network. His previous appointments include Professor and Head of School at Southern Cross University's College of Indigenous Australian Peoples, Senior Lecturer at James Cook University, Founding Head of the Department of Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University and Deputy Head of School at James Cook University's School of Indigenous Australian Studies.show more

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