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Indigenous Family Formation

Author/editor: Biddle, N. and Johnstone, K.
Publication year: 2015

Following a detailed review of Indigenous data issues and sources, this chapter comprises a two-pronged approach to understanding the families of the contemporary Indigenous population of Australia. We begin by exploring Indigenous marriage patterns in twenty-first century Australia. We then... » read more

The Aboriginal population of NSW in 2015: Policy options and challenges

Author/editor: Abbott, E, Allen, L, Biddle, N, Crawford, H
Publication year: 2015

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Immigrant-native fertility differentials: The Afghans in Iran

Author/editor: Abbasi Shavazi, MJ, Hugo, G, Sadeghi, R, Mahmoudian, H
Publication year: 2015

International migration is increasingly important in shaping national population dynamics, both directly through adding or subtracting people, and indirectly, through the fertility of immigrants. International migrants rarely share the fertility characteristics of either origin or destination... » read more

Building a life course dataset from Australian convict records: Founders & Survivors: Australian life courses in historical context 1803-1920

Author/editor: J McCalman, R Kippen, L Smith et al
Publication year: 2015

Founders & Survivors is a multi-university and public collaborative project that is building a transnational and intergenerational dataset of life courses generated from the UNESCO recognised convict records of Tasmania. This chapter outlines the technical history of the project: mass... » read more

Re-analysis quality of mental disability in China

Author/editor: L Zhang, L Wang, C Guo, Z Wang, G Chen
Publication year: 2015

In China, the initial epidemiology research on mental disability /mental disorders began in the 50s last century. Although Chinese prevalence of mental disorders was lower than others’, with Chinese social reforms and daily life changes, the prevalence of mental disorders / mental... » read more

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