This BIRM blog reviews the relationship between the concepts of institution, system, and structure. It provides a new schema - I:S:O:C:V - to drive the #CallOutIRAustralia campaign.
'This [Marrie Institutional Racism Matrix] is a valuable and important development which can improve transparency, accountability and ultimately the performance of HHS [Hospital and Health Services] in service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.' Robyn McDermott
Key Points: Christopher Bourke, Adrian Marrie, and Henrietta Marrie, (2018). Transforming institutional racism at an Australian hospital. Australian Health Review. Available: http://www.publish.csiro.au/ah/pdf/AH18062 This journal article is about the first version of The Matrix before it became the the Bukal Institutional Racism Matrix. A key understanding is institutional racism is about how racial discrimination 'is displayed in … Continue reading Australian Resistance to Dismantling Institutional Racism
The Bukal Institutional Racism Matrixk (BIRM) developed by Adrian and Henrietta Marrie needs to be applauded, awarded, and lauded as a breakthrough to measure, monitor, and evaluate institutional racism. This blog begins a 2019 campaign to #CallOutIRAustralia
Key Points: Adrian and Henrietta Marrie have developed a unique tool to identify, measure, and monitor institutional racism in Australia. Institutional racism is a recognised problem in Australia, but there is no program to reduce institutional racism and its influence on the health of Australia's First Peoples. The Marrie Institutional Racism Matrix (MIRM) was developed … Continue reading A Matrix for Identifying, Measuring and Monitoring Institutional Racism within Public Hospitals and Health Services developed by Adrian Marrie and Henrietta Marrie (2014): A Brief Introduction