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Poverty and the workforce. /

by Bradbury, Bruce | Encel, Diane | James, Jenny | Vipond, Joan.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. University of New South Wales. Social Welfare Research Centre 1988Description: 125 p.Other title: SWRC Reports and proceedings no. 72.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Child poverty : research and policy development : what is the link? /

by Trethewey, Jenny | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1987Description: 10 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Paper presented to WACOSS Seminar, Perth, 28-29 April 1987.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

ABS data sources for researchers. /

by Spong, Helen | Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: 1996Availability: No items available

Project notes. /

Publisher: 1999Summary: Provides an outline of current and planned research in social Security.Availability: No items available

Qualitative analysis : practice and innovation. /

by Ezzy, Douglas.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. 2002Description: xvii, 190 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A legacy of choice: economic thought and social policy in Australia, the early post-war years. /

by Smyth, Paul.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. SWRC 1989Description: 28 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Participatory research with older people : a sourcebook. /

by Heslop, Mandy.

Publisher: London, U.K. HelpAge International 2002Description: 86 p.Notes: copy 1 : library copy 2 : ANTARAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Economic analysis of families : existing research findings. /

by Johnson, David | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Kalb, Guyonne.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2002Description: 45 p.Summary: This paper presents a literature review of family economics, theories and selected studies of the issues relating to the family.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Special 40th anniversary dinner booklet. /

by University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2002Description: 25 p.Notes: Dinner was held on 15 December 2002.Availability: No items available

Poverty in Australia : beyond the rhetoric. /

by Saunders, Peter | Tsumori, Kayoki.

Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW Centre for Independent Studies Limited 2002Description: xiv, 121p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Statement on consumer and community participation in health and medical research. /

by Australia. National Health and Medical Research Council.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. National Health and Medical Research Council 2001Description: xiii, 45 p.Notes: December 2001 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The community expects... : public opinion about breach penalties for unemployed people

by Ziguras, Stephen J | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Flowers, Charne.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2002Description: 12 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2002 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Unemployed people who fail to comply with their activity test requirements are penalised by having their benefits reduced. Recent research has shown that the number of breaches has escalated dramatically since 1997 and that breaches are falling most heavily on the most disadvantaged job seekers. This study investigated whether the Australian public think the current levels of penalties for breaching are fair or not and what they think the penalties should be. This survey showed that the current penalty regime is not supported by the community, and that the public would support a reduction in breach penalties.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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The book of the board : effective governance for non-profit organisations. /

by Fishel, David.

Publisher: Annadale, N.S.W. Federation Press 2003Description: xiii, 289 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Counting the cost of homelessness : a systematic review of cost effectiveness and cost benefit studies of homelessness : final report. /

by Berry, Mike | Chamberlain, Chris | Dalton, Tony | Horn, Michael | Berman, Gabrielle.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2003Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: This report presents a ‘systematic review’ of relevant studies (published in English) that attempt to provide quantitative measures of the costs of homelessness and/or the benefits from interventions to reduce homelessness. The review is (loosely) based on the protocols for systematic research reviews established by ‘the Cochrane collaboration’, an international group of medical researchers who instituted what has become a continuing review of key studies and findings in specific areas of medical research. Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

ETI workbook : step-by-step to ethical trade. /

by Ethical Training Initiative.

Publisher: London, U.K. Ethical Trading Initiative 2003Description: 188 p.Notes: Includes 1 x compact discAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Religion and aging (ageing) : an anthology of the Poppele papers. /

by Watkins, Derrel R. (ed.).

Publisher: Binghamton, NY Haworth Press 2001Description: 114 p.Notes: "Co-published simultaneously as Journal of Religious Gerontology, Volume 12, Number 2 2001." Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making a difference in families : research that creates change. /

by Munford, Robyn (ed.) | Sanders, Jackie (ed.).

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2003Description: xii, 234 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Remembering your story : creating your own spiritual autobiography. /

by Morgan, Richard L.

Edition: Rev. ed.Publisher: Nashville, TN Upper Room Books 2002Description: 174 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Children accompanying homeless clients 2002-03 : a report from the SAAP National Data Collection. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: 67p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: AIHW cat. no. HOU 106Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

From input to influence : participatory approaches to research and inquiry into poverty /

by Bennett, Fran | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Roberts, Moraene.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2004Description: ix, 71 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-71)Summary: The authors argue that participatory approaches add value to research into poverty, by recognising and respecting the expertise of people who have experienced poverty and by enabling them to influence policy change. They report on four examples of participatory research in the UK and describe some of the distinctive challenges of this kind of enquiry.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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