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Who will care? : The recruitment and retention of community care (aged and disability) workers

by Angley, Philippa | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Newman, Belinda.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2002Description: viii, 58 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2002 Website : http://www.bsl.org.au Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: This report from a joint research project of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Victorian Association of Health and Extended Care (VAHEC) explores the challenge of recruiting staff to meet the needs of increasing numbers of frail older people and people with a disability who wish to remain living at home. Drawing on responses from organisations throughout Victoria, it provides information about the current workforce and draws attention to a range of strategies which organisations need to consider in seeking to improve recruitment and retention outcomes in this important sector.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Why the poor pay more : how to stop predatory lending. /

by Squires, Gregory D. (ed.).

Publisher: Westport, CT Praeger Publishers 2004Description: ix, 238 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Foreword: Loan sharks in pinstripes / Clarence Page -- 1. The new redlining / Gregory D. Squires -- 2. The targets of predatory and discriminatory lending : who are they and where do they live? / John Taylor, Josh Silver, and David Berenbaum -- 3. The economic consequences of predatory lending : a Philadelphia case study / Ira Goldstein -- 4. Predatory lending practices : definition and behavioral [behavioural] implications / Patricia A. McCoy -- 5. Legal and economic inducements to predatory practices / Keith Ernst, Deborah N. Goldstein, and Christopher A. Richardson -- 6. Community organizing [organising] and advocacy : fighting predatory lending and making a difference / Maude Hurd and Lisa Donner, with Camellia Phillips -- 7. Designing federal legislation that works : legal remedies for predatory lending / John Relman, Fred Rivera, Meera Trehan, and Shilpa Satoskar -- 8. Predatory lending goes global : consumer protection in a deregulation network economy / Matthew Lee -- 9. Predatoriness and what we can do about it / Chester Hartman.Summary: Described as a creative mix of research, personal stories, policy prescriptions and an agenda for change , this book explores lending practices in the United States which exploit vulnerable homeowners and borrowers struggling to realise their dream of owning a home.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Women's experiences and perceptions of age discrimination in employment : implications for research and policy /

by Walker, Helen | Grant, Diane | Meadows, Mark | Cook, Ian.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

Work-life balance in the 21st century. /

by Houston, Diane (ed.).

Publisher: Basingstoke, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2005Description: xv, 271 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Work-life balance in the 21st century / Diane Houston -- 2. Gender and work-life flexibility in the labour market / Alison L. Booth and Jeff Frank -- 3. The costs of a career in minutes and morbidity / Michael Rose -- 4. Sex differences in work-life balance goals / Catherine Hakim -- 5. Working, caring and sharing: work-life dilemmas in early motherhood / Diane Houston -- 6. Part-time employment among women with preschool children : organisational cultures, personal careers and sense of entitlement / Maria Sigala -- 7. 'Daddy, I don't like these shifts you're working because I never see you : coping strategies for home and work / Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios and Chris Baldry -- 8. Men's conditions of employment and the division of childcare between parents / Irene Bruegel and Anne Gray -- 9. Gender, job security and work-life balance / Nickie Charles and Emma James -- 10. Workplace partnership and work-life balance : a local government case study / Stephanie Tailby, Mike Richardson, Andy Danford, Paul Stewart and Martin Upchurch --11. Multiple burdens : problems of work-life balance for ethnic minority trade union activist women / Harriet Bradley, Geraldine Healy and Nupur Mukherjee -- 12. Combining family and employment : evidence from Pakistani and Bangladeshi women / Angela Dale -- 13. Care workers and work-life balance : the example of domiciliary careworkers / Clare Ungerson and Sue Yeandle. Family & early years Into & out of work School to work INTO AND OUT OF WORK SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Working conditions of migrant labourers /

by Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: 2007Description: p. 83-99.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 99) Rec. no. for book: B13247 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Working it out : case studies of success in transitioning long-term unemployed Indigenous Australians into sustainable employment /

by GenerationOne.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. SVA Consulting 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: GenerationOne sought to understand and document, existing examples of employers who were supporting the transition of Indigenous Australians from long-term unemployment into sustainable and meaningful employment. Consequently, the report titled Working it out: Case studies of success in transitioning long-term unemployed Indigenous Australians into sustainable employment was developed with consulting support from Social Ventures Australia.Availability: (1)

Working with involuntary clients : a guide to practice. /

by Trotter, Christopher.

Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW Allen & Unwin 1999Description: viii, 165 p.Notes: Includes index: p. 163-165 Includes bibliography: p. 154-162Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth enterprise matters : involving young people in their economic futures. / prepared for the Municipal Association of Victoria, Strengthening Local Economic Capacity (SLEC) Program by Peter Kenyon

by Kenyon, Peter (Peter D.) | Municipal Association of Victoria.

Publisher: Malvern, Vic Municipal Association of Victoria 1995Description: 104 p.: ill.Notes: Chairperson: Graeme Frecker Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth, homelessness, and embodiment : moralised aesthetics and affective suffering /

by Farrugia, David | The Australian Sociological Association.

Publisher: unpub. 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Conference paper presented at The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference. Social Causes, Private Lives (2010 : North Ryde, N.S.W.) Bibliography : p. 9Summary: This paper explores the process of embodiment for young people experiencing homelessness. Drawing on interviews with 20 young people, descriptions of embodied feelings and practices are related to the moral and aesthetic regulatory norms which construct bodies in contemporary modern societies. Young people experiencing homelessness are excluded from the private sphere, meaning they are unable to practice the reflexive body practices required of modern subjects. These young people also lack access to consumer goods, meaning they are unable to construct the forms of aesthetic embodiment expected of young people in a consumer society. The outcome of these exclusions is a form of embodied suffering.Availability: (1)

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