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Empowerment and control in the Australian welfare state : a critical analysis of Australian social policy since 1972 / Philip Mendes
Bib ID 7887059
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mendes, Philip, 1964- author
 
Description Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2019 
ix, 244 pages ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781138633193 ((hardback))
1138633194 ((hardback))
Invalid ISBN 9781315207810
Series

Social welfare around the world.

Full contents
  • The rise of the Australian welfare state
  • The wage earners welfare state and the rediscovery of poverty
  • The social democratic Whitlam labor government 1972-75
  • The anti-welfare backlash locally and internationally
  • The decline of Keynesianism, the revival of classical liberalism and the alleged welfare state crisis
  • The conservative liberal-national party coalition attempts to roll back the welfare state 1975-1983
  • Labor retreats from social democracy and adopts targeted welfare, the Hawke and Keating governments 1983-1996
  • The Australian neoliberal campaign to cut welfare : the role of think tanks, the media and corporate lobby groups
  • The new convergence around conditional welfare
  • Restoring self-reliance and the work ethic and saving taxpayers funds : the liberal-national party coalition's approach to social welfare 1983-2018
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Public welfare -- Australia.  |  Welfare state -- Australia.  |  Social control -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Social policy.  |  Australia -- Economic policy.  |  Australian

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