Social Capital and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Problems and Possibilities
Brough, Mark K., Henderson, Graham, Foster, Rosemary, & Douglas, Heather A. (2007) Social Capital and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Problems and Possibilities. In Anderson, Ian, Baum, Fran, & Bentley, Michael (Eds.) Social Determinants of Aboriginal Health Workshop, July 2004, Adelaide.
Explorations of the role of social capital in creating healthy communities now encompasses an international literature concerned with redressing health inequality within both rich and poor countries. Studies largely within the area of social epidemiology have now described significant associations between levels of social capital and levels of health status. Despite an apparent burgeoning enthusiasm for the concept, the way forward in operationalising the concept as an accepted part of healthy public policy and programs is by no means clear. To date there has been very little research effort using the social capital concept within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Therefore this review seeks to describe potential application of the concept rather than a summative account of social capital within Indigenous Australia. The review discusses problems and possibilities in operationalising the social capital concept within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and suggest a careful path forward.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the publisher's web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||Indigenous Health, Social Capital, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > OTHER STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (169900) > Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society (169902)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||25 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:39|
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