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Title: Diversity in the context of multicultural communities: implications for nursing and midwifery practice
Contributor(s): Usher, Kim  (author); Mills, Jane (author); West, Roianne (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17077
Abstract: Australia and New Zealand are multicultural societies with a history of colonisation. The health of Indigenous peoples in colonised countries is less than acceptable with life expectancies well below their non-indigenous counterparts. Popular understandings of the concept of culture differ, so before beginning this chapter addressing diversity in multicultural Australia and New Zealand, we ask you, the reader, to take a moment to reflect on your own understanding of 'culture' and how this impacts on the provision of nursing and midwifery care.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Contexts of Nursing: An introduction, p. 339-353
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Place of Publication: Chatswood, Australia
ISBN: 9780729541527
Field of Research (FOR): 111006 Midwifery
HERDC Category Description: B3 Chapter in a Revision/New Edition of a Book
Other Links: http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an51340686
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