Australian Family & Society Abstracts - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (FAMILY- ATSIS), produced by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, is a subset of the FAMILY database. FAMILY is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. The FAMILY-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Source documents include journal articles, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports,
bibliographies and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed.
FAMILY-ATSIS also contains 400+ web links to content.
Subject coverage includes demographic trends and social change, family law and customary law, social policy and services, family economics, Aboriginal culture and family relations, sexual behaviour, counselling. Also covered are issues such as housing, health, employment and unemployment, Aboriginal children and child removal, child abuse, domestic violence, and child care.
- » Culture & institutions
- » Family, marriage, women
- » Indigenous peoples
- » Private, civil & family law
- » Social services & public welfare
Coverage: 1980 - present