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A balancing act? Tenure diversification in Australia and Britain. /

by Wood, Martin | University of Western Sydney. Urban Frontiers Program.

Publisher: Campbelltown, N.S.W. Urban Frontiers Program, University of Western Sydney 2002Description: 13 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2002 Includes bibliographical references (p. 11-13) Website : http://urbanfrontiers.unwws.edu.auAvailability: (1)

Work and family directions in the US and Australia : a policy research agenda. /

by Drago, Robert | Scutella, Rosanna | Varner, Amy.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2002Description: 43 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Immigration and multiculturalism in Australia. /

by Jayasuriya, Laksiri.

Publisher: Nedlands, W.A. School of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Western Australia 1997Description: vi, 129 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-129) 2 copies Contents: 1. Understanding diversity and pluralism for education and training -- 2. Australian multiculturalism and citizenship -- 3. State, nation and diversity in Australia -- 4. Immigration policies and ethnic relations in Australia -- 5. The moral dimension of immigration : a neglected issue -- 6. Social cohesion, conflict and national identity -- 7. Citizenship and republicanism in a multicultural nation -- 8. Australian multicultural education in a historical and comparative perspective.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Babies and bosses : reconciling work and family life : Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands : volume 1. /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France OECD 2002Description: 237 p. : ill.Online Access: OECD iLibrary (Read only) Notes: Includes bibliographical references.Availability: (1)

On worlds of welfare : institutions and their effects in eleven welfare states. /

by Wildeboer Schut, J.M | Vrooman, J.C | de Beer, P.T.

Publisher: The Hague, Netherlands Social & Cultural Planning Office of the Netherlands 2001Description: vi, 166 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.scp.nlAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Childhood economic resources, academic performance, and the choice to leave school at age sixteen. /

by Maani, Sholeh A | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research | Kalb, Guyonne.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2003Description: 28 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Bayesian evidence on the structure of unemployment /

by Summers, Peter M | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2003Description: 20 p.Availability: No items available

Asylum seekers : Australia's response to refugees. /

by McMaster, Don.

Publisher: Carlton South, Vic. Melbourne University Press 2001Description: vii, 254 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Babies and bosses : reconciling work and family life : Austria, Ireland and Japan : volume 2. /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003Description: 230 p. : ill.Online Access: OECD iLibrary (Read only) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-218) See also: Record no. [B11217] Babies and bosses : reconciling work and family life : Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands : volume 1. (2002).Availability: (1)

Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe : a comparative study. /

by Hammer, Torild (ed.).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2003Description: vi, 233 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction / Torild Hammer -- 2. Method and research design / Jan Carle and Torild Hammer -- 3. Unemployment, integration and marginalisation : a comparative perspective on 18-to-24-year olds in Finland, Sweden, Scotland and Spain / Andy Furlong and Fred Cartmel -- 4. Processes of marginalisation at work : integration of young people in the labour market through temporary employment / Ivan Harslof -- 5. Recurrence of youth unemployment : a longitudinal comparative approach / Isabelle Recotillet and Patrick Werquin -- 6. Scheme participation and employment outcome of young unemployed people : empirical findings from nine European countries / Hans Dietrich -- 7. Youth participation in the labour market in Germany, Spain and Sweden / Floro Ernesto Caroleo and Francesco Pastore -- 8. Surviving unemployment : a question of money or families? / Torild Hammer and Ilse Julkunen -- 9. Buffers and predictors of mental health problems among unemployed young women in countries with different breadwinner models / Ilse Julkunen and Ira Malmberg-Heimonen -- 10. Economic hardship, employment status and psychological wellbeing of young people in Europe / Jose Luis Alvaro and Alicia Garrido -- 11. Welfare regimes and political activity among unemployed young people / Jan Carle -- 12. Concluding remarks / Torild Hammer.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How Australia compares. /

by Tiffen, Rodney | Gittins, Ross.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Cambridge University Press 2004Description: xii, 282 p.Summary: This is a handy reference which compares Australia with 17 other developed democracies on a wide range of social, economic and political measures, from traffic accidents to health expenditure. An academic (Tiffin) and an economics columnist (Gittins) combine to provide a rich source of material for journalists, researchers, students and anyone fascinated by quirky statistics such as the Transparency International Bribe Payers Index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Child poverty dynamics in seven nations. /

by Bradbury, Bruce | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Jenkins, Steven | Micklewright, John.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2000Description: 51 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2000 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: (1)

Accounting for housing costs in regional income comparisons. /

by Siminski, Peter | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Saunders, Peter.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2004Description: 17 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 16-17)Availability: (1)

Assessing age pension options : public opinion in Australia 1994-2001 with comparisons to Finland and Poland . /

by Evans, M.D.R | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research | Kelley, Jonathan.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-55)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Diversity among older Australians in capital cities 1996-2011 . /

by Rowland, Frieda | Karmel, Rosemary | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/aus/bulletin18/bulletin18.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:49 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Religion, morality and public policy in international perspective 1984-2002. /

by Evans M. D. R | Kelley, Jonathan.

Publisher: Annadale, N.S.W. Federation Press 2004Description: xii, 375 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How young people are faring 2004 /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: Glebe, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2004Description: 50 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: How Young People are Faring 2004 reveals disturbing numbers of young people are being left behind, facing insecure employment, and reduced earnings over the long-term, as well as increased likelihood of poorer health and social disadvantage. The number of teenagers not in full-time study or full-time work is the highest than at any time in the last six years.Availability: (1)

Welfare state change : towards a third way? /

by Lewis, Jane (ed.) | Surender, Rebecca (ed.).

Publisher: Oxford, U.K. Oxford University Press 2004Description: vi, 238 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: I. Policy contexts and concepts 1. Modern challenges to the welfare state and the antecedents of the Third Way / Rebecca Surender -- 2. Welfare philosophy and the Third Way / Stuart White -- 3. One Third Way or several? / Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell -- II. Policy areas, goals and mechanisms 4. Modernizing [modernising] the state : a new style of governance? / Janet Newman -- 5. Does the Third Way work? : the Left and labour market policy reform in Britain, France and Germany / Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg -- 6. Third sector-Third Way : comparative perspectives and policy reflections / Helmut Anheier -- 7. Changing conceptions of family and gender relations in European welfare states and the Third Way / Mary Daly -- III. Conflicts and challenges 8. The Third Way's social investment state / Ruth Lister -- 9. The implications of Third Way social policy for inequality, social cohesion and citizenship / Hartley Dean -- 10. What is New Labour? : can it deliver on social policy / Jane Lewis.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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A handbook of comparative social policy. /

by Kennett, Patricia (ed.).

Publisher: Cheltenham, U.K. Edward Elgar 2004Description: xvi, 422 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction : the changing context of comparative social policy / Patricia Kennett -- PART I THE STATE AND SOCIAL POLICY IN A GLOBALIZING [GLOBALISING] WORLD 1. Hollowing out the 'nation-state' and multi-level governance / Bob Jessop -- 2. Globalization [globalisation], the state and welfare : gendering the debate / Jill Steans -- 3. Globalization [globalisation], human security and social policy : North and South / Andres Perez-Baltodano -- 4. Social protection by other means : can it survive globalization [globalisation]? / Ramesh Mishra -- PART II CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS 5. Defining comparative social policy / Jochen Clasen -- 6. Conceptualizing [conceptualising] state and society / Graham Crow -- 7. The ethnocentric construction of the welfare state / Alan Walker and Chack-kie Wong -- 8. The paradox of care : a Chinese Confucian perspective on long-term care / Julia Tao -- PART III COMPARING AND CATEGORIZING [CATEGORISING] SOCIAL POLICY, PROVISION AND REDISTRIBUTION 9. Robin Hood, St Matthew, or simple egalitarianism? : strategies of equality in welfare states / Walter Korpi and Joakim Palme -- 10. Gender, citizenship and welfare state regimes/ Julia S. O'Connor -- 11. Structured diversity : a framework for critically comparing welfare states? / Norman Ginsburgh -- 12. Social development and social welfare : implications for social policy / James Midgley -- 13. Social policy regimes in the developing world / Ian Gough -- PART IV THE RESEARCH PROCESS 14. Crossing cultural boundaries / Linda Hantrais -- 15. Living with imperfect comparisons / Else Oyen -- 16. Constructing categories and data collection / Patricia Kennett -- 17. 'Fit for purpose?' : qualitative methods in comparative social policy / Steen Mangen -- 18. The quantitative method in comparative research / Mattei Dogan -- PART V THEMES AND ISSUES 19. The international and comparative analysis of social exclusion : European perspectives / Graham Room -- 20. Shelter, housing and inequality / Ray Forest -- 21. Globalization [globalisation] and crime / David Nelken -- 22. Informational society, e-governance and the policy process / Ian Holliday.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fighting unemployment : the limits of free market orthodoxy. /

by Howell, David R. (ed.).

Publisher: Oxford, U.K. Oxford University Press 2005Description: xiv, 354 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction / David R. Howell -- 2. Wage compression and the unemployment crisis : Labor [labour] market institutions, skills and inequality-unemployment tradeoffs / David R. Howell and Friedrich Huebler -- 3. Labor [labour] market institutions and unemployment : a critical assessment of the cross-country evidence / Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David R. Howell and John Schmitt -- 4. Testing the flexibility paradigm : Canadian labor [labour] market performance in international context / Jim Stanford -- 5. Is the OECD jobs strategy behind the U.S. and British employment and unemployment success in the 1990s? / John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth -- 6. Labor [labour] market success and labor [labour] market reform : lessons from Ireland and New Zealand / Andrew Glyn -- 7. Employment performance and labor [labour] market institutions : the case of Spain / Rafael Munoz de Bustillo Llorente -- 8. Is labor [labour] market regulation at the root of European unemployment? : the case of Germany and the Netherlands / Ronald Schettkat -- 9. Labor [labour] market policy, flexibility, and employment performance in Denmark and Sweden in the 1990s / Peter Plougmann and Per Kongshoj Madsen -- 10. Labor [labour] market institutions and unemployment : an assessment / David R. Howell.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

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