Holding Men. Kanyirninpa And The Health Of Aboriginal Men

McCoy Brian F

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publisher Place: Canberra
Publisher Year: 2008
Edition: First Edition

Description: 278 pages. Ex-Library. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The ways in which indigenous men understand their health and culture are eloquently explored in this evocative examination of Aboriginal life. This accessible meditation uses conversations, stories, and art to demonstrate that kanyirninpathe cultural value and relationship that has sustained Kimberly desert communities for centuriesmay provide hope for change and better health for all. Recognizing vulnerabilities that remain in young indigenous mens lives in a rapidly changing worldsport, substance abuse, and incarcerationthis ethnography offers Aboriginal insights into the ways in which kanyirninpa can provide possibilities for lasting improvements to mens health.

ISBN: 9780855756581


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