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Australia's welfare wars : the players, the politics and the ideologies / Philip Mendes
Bib ID 8597599
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Mendes, Philip, author
 
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Edition 3rd edition. 
Access Conditions National edeposit: Available onsite at national, state and territory libraries 
Description Sydney, New South Wales : NewSouth Publishing, 2017 
1 online resource. 
ISBN 9781742242675 (EPUB)
Technical Details

text file : EPUB : 922KB 

Summary

In this fully revised third edition of Australia's Welfare Wars, Philip Mendes questions many of the key values and assumptions that determine contemporary social welfare policies, and the factors and forces that shape these policies in Australia.

Full contents
  • Part 1 The Australian welfare state in context: 1 The development of the welfare state: History, politics and ideology
  • 2 The neoliberal critique: Leading the backlash
  • 3 The impact of globalisation: Driving the backlash?
  • 4 Defence and reform of the welfare state: Towardsgreater equity
  • Part 2 Australian political parties and the welfare state: 5 Liberal Party policy: Forgotten people to mutual obligation
  • 6 Labor Party policy: Wage earners' welfare state to socialinclusion
  • 7 The Australian Greens: Foremost supporters of the welfare state
  • Part 3 Interest groups and the welfare state: 8 The Australian Council of Social Service: Defending thewelfare state - 9 Contributors to the debate: Business, trade unions, social workers, media and consumers
  • 10 Faith-based welfare and social justice: Christianity, Judaism and Islam
  • 11 Social policy analysis: Young people leaving state care
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Also available in print.

Subjects Public welfare -- Australia.  |  Welfare state -- Australia.  |  Political science -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Social policy.  |  Australian
Form/genre Electronic books

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