Table of Contents

Preliminary text
Foreword
Lists of figures and tables
Abbreviations and acronyms
Abbreviations for kin terms (chapter 3)
Acknowledgements
1. The context for observation
Out of sight, out of mind: remote census counts before 1971
The referendum of 1967 and beyond
The development of special enumeration procedures
Current practice
Data quality
Departures from standard procedures
2. Counting the Wik: the 2001 Census in Aurukun, western Cape York Peninsula
Introduction
Pre-census preparation
Proposed collection methodology
Conduct of the census
Responses to the census questions
Completion of the count
Conclusion
3. When systems collide: the 2001 Census at a Northern Territory outstation
Introduction
Putting the census team in place
From training to doing
The enumeration proceeds
The interviews
A complete enumeration?
The 'household' and its structure
Factors influencing the quality of the data
Conclusion
4. Adapting to circumstance: the 2001 Census in the Alice Springs town camps
Introduction
Background
Getting going
Twelve days in August: building the effort
The decision to focus on household forms
Analysis and policy implications for census collection
The Indigenous Enumeration Strategy: how special, how successful, how necessary?
5. The indigenous Enumeration Strategy: an overview assessment and ideas for improvement
Who to count
How to count
What to ask
Conclusion
Appendix A. Dwelling Check List, 2001 Census
Appendix B. Special Indigenous Household Form, 2001 Census
Appendix B. Special Indigenous Household Form, 2001 Census
Appendix B. Special Indigenous Household Form, 2001 Census
Bibliography
Notes on the authors
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