The Resource Urban Aborigines, Fay Gale

Urban Aborigines, Fay Gale

Label
Urban Aborigines
Title
Urban Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
Fay Gale
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the impact of urbanization on Aborigines moving into Adelaide; organized in 4 parts; 1) method - physical & socio economic mobility; citys role as centre of change; data collection; 2) setting - general description of Adelaide and environs; factors leading to centralization of S.A. population and influence on Northern Territory Aboriginals; history of relations between Aboriginals and South Australians from first contacts to present; South Australian Aboriginal land and social legislation; 3) urban situation migration patterns; acceleration of rate of migration and growth of Adelaides population; points of origin and relation to group identity; relative rates of migration from different areas; major reason for migration and correlation with regional origin and age; distribution of Aborigines in Adelaide; types of available housing; social and economic factors related to finding accommodation; S.A. Housing Trust; demographic structure of Aboriginal population; parameters such as age, sex, marriage & intermarriage examined & compared with rural Aboriginal patterns & the general Australian population; 4) Major causes of migration; A. Kinship; differential influence & correlation with regional origin; choice of marriage partners & strength of traditional kin ties; changes in traditional kinship in urban environment; B. Welfare services including benefits, institutions (e.g. foster homes), housing & S.A. Dept of Aboriginal Affairs; welfare contact by regional groupings; C. Health services; common illnesses; relative health of urban & rural population; D. Employment; age & sex distributions & employment status; employment in relation to length of stay, regional origin & social background (i.e. reared in mission, reserve, or general community); job continuity; E. Law; forced migration of long term prisoners; conflict between traditional Aboriginal & Australian law; Aboriginal responses to imposed penalties; increasing crime rates in urban & rural areas; crime and alcoholism; regional affiliations of offenders; crime and educational levels; F. Education; opportunities & achievement - past and present; relation to employment opportunities; G. Conclusion; the development of Aboriginal associations
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1932-2008
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Gale, Fay
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Aborigines in Australian society
Series volume
no. 8
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Urban Aborigines, Fay Gale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 267-274
Contents
Methodology : The approach -- The setting : The study location -- Background to Aboriginal affairs in South Australia -- Legislation for Aborigines in South Australia -- The urban situation : The pattern of urban migration -- Distribution of Aborigines in Adeliade -- Housing of Aborigines in Adelaide -- The demographic structure -- Causes and results : Kinship in urban environment -- Welfare services for Aborigines -- Health in the city -- Employment of Aborigines in Adelaide -- Aborigines and the law -- Educational achievements of Adelaide Aborigines
Control code
M0056083
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 283 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780708102596
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
8476 ; 10944
System control number
0080116
Label
Urban Aborigines, Fay Gale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 267-274
Contents
Methodology : The approach -- The setting : The study location -- Background to Aboriginal affairs in South Australia -- Legislation for Aborigines in South Australia -- The urban situation : The pattern of urban migration -- Distribution of Aborigines in Adeliade -- Housing of Aborigines in Adelaide -- The demographic structure -- Causes and results : Kinship in urban environment -- Welfare services for Aborigines -- Health in the city -- Employment of Aborigines in Adelaide -- Aborigines and the law -- Educational achievements of Adelaide Aborigines
Control code
M0056083
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 283 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780708102596
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
8476 ; 10944
System control number
0080116

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