"We don't tell people what to do": An ethnography of health promotion with Indigenous Australians in South East Queensland
McPhail-Bell, Karen (2016) "We don't tell people what to do": An ethnography of health promotion with Indigenous Australians in South East Queensland. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis contributes to the decolonisation of health promotion by examining Indigenous-led health promotion practice in an urban setting. Using critical ethnography, the study revealed dialogical, identity-based approaches that centred relationship, community control and choice. Based on the findings, the thesis proposes four interrelated principles for decolonising health promotion and argues that Indigenous-led health promotion presents a way to bridge the rhetoric and practice of empowerment in Australian mainstream health promotion practice.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Brough, Mark, Fredericks, Bronwyn, & Bond, Chelsea|
|Keywords:||Indigenous health promotion, Decolonisation, Critical race theory, Postcolonialism, Cultural interface, Critical ethnography, Community controlled health service, Colonisation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Social media|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2016 05:04|
|Last Modified:||27 Jan 2016 05:06|
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