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Measuring child poverty /

by Carter, Jan (ed.) | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St. Laurence 1991Description: xiii,114 p. Includes appendix and bibliographic references.Other title: Child poverty policy review ; 6.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes "Poverty lines - measurement issues"/ Carol Oxley, Bruce Prosser and Anthony King, "The incidence of child poverty since 1986"/ Anthony King; "The measurement of poverty : lessons from overseas"/ Michael GourlayAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Measuring poverty : a new approach. /

by Citro, Constance F. (ed.) | Michael, Robert T. (ed.) | Panel on Poverty and Family Assistance.

Publisher: Washington, DC National Academy Press 1995Description: xviii, 501 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Measuring poverty using fuzzy sets. /

by Miceli, David.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. National Centre for Economic Modelling, University of Canberra 1998Description: v, 41 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 1998Availability: (1)

Measuring the gap : changes in inequality, wealth and poverty. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1998Description: 6 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Key graphs produced by the Brotherhood of St Laurence supported by the Lance Reichstein Foundation for the People Together Project Community Summit : `The Widening Gap', June 15 and 16 1998. Includes erratum: Figure 8Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

National housing policy : reform and social justice : an alternative approach to the housing assistance debate - finding the balance between demand and supply. /

by Ecumenical Housing | Hudson, Rob.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Ecumenical Housing 1996Description: 159 p.Notes: January 1997 Researched and written by Rob Hudson -- Acknowledgment. consultant with Ecumenical Housing. This paper was formally endorsed by the Board of Ecumenical Housing on October 21st, 1996, as a policy statement for public release as a contribution to the housing assistance reform debate in Australia.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (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).

Perceptions of poverty, income adequacy and living standards in Australia. /

by Saunders, Peter | Matheson, George.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 1992Description: 113 p.Notes: 'April 1992'Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty : Rowntree revisited. /

by Stitt, Sean | Grant, Diane.

Publisher: Aldershot, Hants., U.K. Avebury 1993Description: 123 p.Summary: Attempts to establish primary poverty lines for Britain in 1992 for a 'moderate' family. This is then compared to Rowntree's findings in 1899, 1946/41 and 1950.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty /

by Taylor, Janet | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: unpub. 1999Description: 12 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Poverty alleviation versus social insurance systems : a comparison of lifetime redistribution. /

by Falkingham, Jane | Harding, Ann.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra 1996Description: 34 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Two broadly comparable dynamic cohort microsimulation models are used to assess the lifetime redistributional impact of the British and Australian social security and direct taxation systems. The analysis suggests that the Australian system, with its emphasis on poverty alleviation, results in greater lifetime interpersonal redistribution than the British social insurance-based system.Availability: (1)

Poverty and the adequacy of social security. /

by Veit-Wilson, John.

Publisher: Description: p. 78-109.Notes: Rec. for book: B10288 Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-109) Indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty in Australia : 2012 /

by Australian Council of Social Service.

Publisher: Australian Council of Social Service 2012Description: PDF.Other title: ACOSS paper ; no. 194.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: The first in a series of "Poverty and Inequality in Australia" reports from the Australian Council of Social Service ACOSS Paper 194Summary: Despite 20 years of economic growth, many people in Australia do not have at least a decent basic standard of living. One simple way to measure this that's widely used by Governments and expert bodies such as the OECD is the number of people living below a poverty line. This report uses two poverty lines, 50% of median household income (half of the 'middle' income for all households) and 60% of median income. ; The lower of these poverty lines (which is used by the OECD) equates to a very austere living standard: a disposable income of less than Availability: (1)

Poverty in Australia : listening to decision makers. /

by Taylor, Janet.

Publisher: Fitzroy Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2000Description: vi, 41 p. + appendices.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2000Summary: What do Australia's decision makers think about the nature and causes of poverty? And what should be done about it? As part of the Brotherhood of St Laurence's Understanding Poverty Project, 20 'decision makers' (people considered to make or influence public policy) were interviewed between July and September 1999. They included influential politicians, policy advisers, senior bureaucrats, leaders of statutory authorities, business, union and community leaders, with a wide range of political affiliations and views.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Poverty in Australia : listening to journalists. /

by Muller, Denis.

Publisher: Fitzroy Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2000Description: vi, 19 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2000Summary: It was agreed by all that economic distribution was unequal, but that this was an inevitable consequence of the unequal distribution of opportunity, native talent, intelligence, energy and good health. There were divergent views about whether it was reasonable to call this 'unfair'. The bottom line was, if the social consensus was to be preserved, people needed to believe that the have-nots were being cared about, particularly in a society like Australia where the gap between the haves and have-nots is growing. There was some concern about this. The One Nation phenomenon was cited as evidence that the social fabric was wearing thin in places. Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Poverty in Australia and its measurement. /

by Brown, Hayden.

Publisher: Morwell, Vic. Family Research Action Centre 1996Description: 25 p.Notes: Cover title: Aspects of poverty : the level and measurement of poverty in Australia. March 1996Availability: No items available

Poverty in Australia in 1990 /

by Harding, Ann.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. unpub. 1992Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Paper presented at the Third National Social Research Conference University of Western Sydney, 29 June - 2 July 1992Summary: The paper presents estimates of the total number of families in poverty in 1989/1990 based upon the newly released 1990 Survey of Income and Housing unit record tape. Poverty rates for different types of families (such as the aged and sole parents) are also examined, using a range of different types of families (such as the aged and sole parents) are also examined, using a range of different poverty lines. Estimates of how far families fall below the poverty line, both in aggregate and for different types of families, are also provided.Availability: (1)

Poverty in Australia: first main report April 1975. Volume 1 /

by Henderson, Ronald F | Australia. Commission of Inquiry into Poverty.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS 1975Description: xxi, 363 p.Other title: Henderson Report.Online Access: Poverty in Australia : Migrants (Chapter in Henderson, Ronald F. Poverty in Australia (Vol 1), Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1975, pp 269-281) Notes: Chairman: R. F. Henderson Includes bibliographical references and indexAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Poverty lines : measurement issues. /

by Oxley, Carol | King, Anthony | Prosser, Bruce.

Publisher: 1991Description: p. 5-31.Notes: Rec. no for book : B3398 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty measurement in Australia : different assumptions, different results. /

by McDonald, Maureen | Griffin-Warwicke, Jane | O'Rourke, Damian.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W.in `States, Markets, Communities : Remapping the Boundaries'. Proceedings of the National Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 16-18 July 1997 ed. by Peter Saunders and Tony Eardley 1997Description: p. 137-151 (vol. 1).Notes: Rec. no. for conference: B8514 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty measures in comparative research. /

by Van den Bosch, Karel.

Publisher: 1993Description: p.3-24.Notes: Rec. no. B6162 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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