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The health, earnings capacity, and poverty of single-mother families. /

by Wolfe, Barbara | Hill, Steven.

Publisher: 1992Availability: No items available

Our homeless children : report of the national inquiry into homeless children. /

by Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government Publishing Service 1989Other title: The Burdekin Report.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Chairman: Brian Burdekin. Commissioners: Jan Carter* and Wally DethlefsSummary: n 1987, after consulting with a wide range of individuals and organisations attempting to assist homeless children, analysing current policy directions and surveying the available literature, the Commission decided that there was a clear need for a national inquiry into homelessness as it affects children and young people. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights provides that children are to be accorded such measures of protection as are required by their status as minors) The Declaration of the Rights of the Child provides, more specifically, that all children have a right to enjoy special protection, to receive adequate housing, and to be protected against all forms of neglect, cruelty and exploitation.' It was clear to the Commission that a large number of Australian children were being denied these fundamental human rights.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Globalization [globalisation] and human welfare. /

by George, Vic | Wilding, Paul.

Publisher: Hampshire, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2002Description: xvi, 231p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The environment and social policy. /

by Cahill, Michael.

Publisher: London, U.K. Routledge 2002Description: xii, 180 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Inconvenience food : the struggle to eat well on a low income. /

by Hitchman, Caroline | Christie, Ian | Harrison, Michelle | Lang, Tim.

Publisher: London, U.K. DEMOS 2002Description: 63 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Background paper for national job creation /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: unpub. 2002; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2002Description: 24 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: As part of the Sambell Oration presented by the Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St Laurence on 17 October 2002. Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-24) See also: [B11113] 2002 Sambell Oration : `Making Australia a poverty-free zone'.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Better elder care : a nurse's guide to caring for older adults. /

by Arnold, Dorothy T. (ed.) | Azok, Judith Zack (ed.).

Publisher: Spring House, PA Springhouse Publishing 2002Description: viii, 536 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Hard heads, soft hearts : a new reform agenda for Australia. /

by Kelly, Paul (ed.) | Dawkins, Peter (ed.) | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2003Description: xiii, 233 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. This book contains papers from Economic and Social Outlook Conference, `Towards Opportunity and Prosperity' held in April 2002, organised jointly by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne and The Australian.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Our homeless children : their experiences. /

by O'Connor, Ian.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1989?Description: 145 p.Online Access: Website Incudes access to pdf Notes: Report by Dr. Ian O'Connor to the National Inquiry into Homeless Children by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity CommissionSummary: The following report is an edited version of a more detailed report commissioned by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission as part of its Inquiry into homeless children ('Most of us have got a lot to say and we know what we are talking about': Children's and Young People's Experiences of Homelessness). The Commission sought evidence through public hearings and written submissions. Recognising that neither were alone adequate avenues for homeless young people to put their perspectives before the Inquiry, research was commissioned into children's and young people's experiences and perspectives of homelessness.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Country matters : social atlas of rural and regional Australia. /

by Haberkorn, Gerald | Kelson, S | Tottenham, R.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Bureau of Rural Sciences 2004Description: PDF.Notes: Includes bibliographical references. RIRDC Pub.03/015Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

2004 Federal election : Brotherhood of St Laurence call to the parties. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: PDF; 24p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2004 Includes bibliographical references Authorised and printed by John Wilson, Executive Director.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (2).

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).

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).

Updating and extending indicative budget standards for older Australians : final report. /

by Saunders, Peter | Patulny, Roger | Lee, Adeline.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2004Description: 52 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2004 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: (1)

Imperfect bodies of the poor /

by Peel, Mark.

Publisher: Meadowbrook, Qld. Griffith REVIEW, Griffith University 2004Online Access: Website Summary: Poor people's bodies have always told stories about poverty's origins and remedies. In their own accounts, poor people say their bodies often fail them. But in the stories that are told about them, their bodies more often signal defects of character and effort and even betray them as frauds.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Forced exit: a profile of the young and homeless in inner urban Melbourne. /

by Hirst, Claudia.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Salvation Army [1989]Description: 216 p. Bibliography: p. 212-216.Notes: Published as a result of the Youth Homelessness Policy Development Project, part of the Salvation Army's Crossroads Youth ProjectAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The structure and distribution of household wealth in Australia. /

by Headey, Bruce | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Marks, Gary | Wooden, Mark.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2004Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: July 2004 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: (1)

What is all this learning for? : indigenous adult English literacy practices, training, community capacity and health. /

by Kral, Inge | Falk, Ian.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr2L05.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:27 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Will you still vote for me in the morning? : why politicians aren't rushing to increase taxes. /

by Norton, Andrew.

Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. Centre for Independent Studies 2004Description: ix, 21 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-21)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Life chances : the children's view. /

by Taylor, Janet | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2004Description: 8 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: October 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 8)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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