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Australia's welfare wars : the players, the politics and the ideologies. /

by Mendes, Philip.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2003Description: viii, 219 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
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Australia's choices : options for a prosperous and fair society. /

by Marsh, Ian (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2003Description: x, 271 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction / Ian Marsh -- Part 1. Economic policy 1. The intangible economy and Australia / John Daley -- 2. The mystery of innovation : aligning the triangle of technology, institutions and organisation / Jonathan West -- 3. Regional clustering in Australia / Michael J Enright and Brian H Roberts -- Part 2. Social policy 4. Strengthening social investment in Australia / Julian Disney -- 5. Achieving equity and excellence in education / John Freeland -- 6. Health and related services / Peter Baume and Stephen Leeder -- Part 3. Foreign policy 7. `Different views' : foreign policy choices for Australia in Asia / Stephen Fitzgerald -- 8. Setting and securing Australia's national interests : national interest as economic prosperity / Michael Wesley -- 9. Setting and securing Australia's national interests : national interest as security / Michael Wesley -- 10. Setting and securing Australia's national interests : national interest as values / Michael Wesley -- Part 4. Governance 11. Towards an Australian republic? / Stephen Mills -- 12. Building federal state co-operation / Cheryl Saunders -- 13. Consensus in Australian politics / Ian MarshAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Lives in limbo : voices of refugees under temporary protection. /

by Leach, Michael | Mansouri, Fethi.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2004Description: vi, 158 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book provides personal insights into the experiences of people on temporary protection visas. It draws on interviews with 34 TPV holders (11 female and 23 male) from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Their responses are grouped under themes of persecution, journey, detention, settlement, psychological effects and media representations.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The politics of Medicare : who gets what, when and how. /

by Gray, Gwendolyn.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2004Description: 111 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The poverty wars : reconnecting research with reality. /

by Saunders, Peter.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2005Description: vii, 158 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-152) and index.Summary: Peter Saunders of the Social Policy research Centre at the University of New South Wales describes the overall aim of his book as to change the way that we think about poverty and thereby to encourage a revitalised commitment to its eradication . He is concerned to counter the unhelpful ideological battles about how poverty is measured statistically by explaining the nature and causes of poverty, so that effective steps can be taken to deal with its effects on people s lives. He argues that such action is both affordable and essential.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian social attitudes : the first report. /

by Wilson, Shaun (ed.) | Meagher, Gabrielle (ed.) | Gibson, Rachel (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2005Description: xi, 281 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction / Rachel Gibson, Shaun Wilson, Gabrielle Meagher, David Denemark and Mark Western --2. What makes an Australian family? / Ann Evans and Edith Gray -- 3. Making families work / Deborah Mitchell -- 4. How do Australians feel about their work? / Bill Martin and Jocelyn Pixley -- 5. Voluntary associations and political participation / Andrew Passey and Mark Lyons -- 6. Are postmaterialists engaged citizens? / Mark Western and Bruce Tranter -- 7. Where to for the welfare state? / Shaun Wilson, Gabrielle Meagher and Trevor Breusch -- 8. Is there a crisis of trust in Australia? / Clive Bean -- 9. Alarmed and angry about crime? / David Indermaur and Lynne Roberts -- 10. Have Australians embraced economic reform? / Michael Pusey and Nick Turnbull -- 11. Immigration, multiculturalism and national identity / Murray Goot and Ian Watson -- 12. Knowing your genes Kristine Barlow-Stewart, Sandra Taylor and Margaret Otlowski -- 13. Mass media and media power in Australia / David Denemark -- 14. Are Australians open to globalisation? / Ian Marsh, Gabrielle Meagher and Shaun Wilson.Summary: This assessment of public opinion in the Howard years is for anyone interested in the social dynamics of contemporary Australia. The report draws on 4270 responses to Australia s major social survey, the Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, conducted by the Australian National University. Social scientists from a network of universities around the country offer insights into how Australians view work, family, immigration, crime, media power, genetic testing, economic reform, television violence and globalisation.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australia's welfare wars revisited : the players, the politics and the ideologies. / Mendes, Philip.

by Mendes, Philip.

Edition: Rev. ed.Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2008Description: xi, 320 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-313) and index. missing 13 January 2009 INTO AND OUT OF WORK SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Evidence for policy and decision-making : a practical guide. /

by Argyrous, George (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2009Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Foreword / Allan Fels -- 1. Past, present, and possible futures for evidence-based policy / Sandra Nutley, Isabel Walter and Huw Davies -- Part A Frameworks for using evidence -- 2. Evaluation principles and practice / Ralph Hall -- 3. A practical guide to cost benefit analysis / Leo Dobes -- 4. Multi-criteria analysis / Wendy Proctor -- 5. Economic modelling and forecasting / Peter Abelson -- 6. Scenario analysis for strategic thinking / Gary Saliba and Glenn Withers -- Part B. Gathering and analysing evidence -- 7. Using consultants to gather evidence / Leo Dobes -- 8. Sources and uses of secondary data in research / George Argyrous -- 9. A user s guide to sample surveys / Australian Bureau of Statistics -- 10. Qualitative research methods / Ralph Hall -- 11. Basic statistical methods for policy and decision-making / George Argyrous -- 12. Measuring the relationship between variables / George Argyrous.Summary: "The need to base policy on evidence has placed pressure on decision-makers to support proposals with well-grounded research and information. But there is no practical guide for doing this with a focus on public sector policy and decision-making. This edited text fills the gap by providing a practical and comprehensive manual for people working in policy areas. It is aimed at practitioners with little or no experience in research and analysis but who require skills in managing, assessing and critically evaluating evidence use in the public sector." -- PublisherAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australian social policy : the Keynesian chapter /

by Smyth, Paul.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 1994Description: 333 p.Other title: Modern history series ; 19.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-303) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ethics and corporate governance. /

by Francis, R.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2000Description: xv, 232 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.unswpress.com.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

"Some methodological issues in the evaluation of the King Street Job centre" /

by Brewer, Graeme.

Publisher: University of New South Wales Press 1980Description: p.128-134.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Disconnected by Andrew Leigh.

by Leigh, Andrew, 1972-.

Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2010Description: viii, 199 p. ; 24 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-189) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A century of influence : a history of the Australian Student Christian Movement 1896-1996 / Renate Howe.

by Howe, Renate.

Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2009Description: 446 p. : ill.Notes: Refers to the Brotherhood of St Laurence on pages 258-9. Summary: The Australian Student Christian Movement has provided a forum for exploring spirituality and social issues in the nation's universities for over a century. Described as a 'university within a university' the ASCM has had a national and international influence and has inspired leading academics, politicians, public servants, business leaders and clergy to put their faith into action. Renate Howe draws on a rich range of material from libraries, private collections and oral histories. She tells the inspiring story of the progressive ASCM, a movement whose influence has extended well beyond its formal membership.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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