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Australian Poverty : Then and Now - Ruth Fincher And John Nieuwenhuysen

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Published: 8th March 1994
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"The most important effort to measure poverty in post-war Australia was the 1975 Royal Commission on Poverty, chaired by Professor Ronald Henderson, CMG AO, of the University of Melbourne. Twenty-two years later, the authors of Australian Poverty- Then and Now provide a telling comparison between the findings of Henderson s Commission and the present day. The theme of the chapters in the book rests mainly on a description of Henderson s findings and recommendations in 1975, and the changes, achievements, failings and general comparative conditions today. The volume explains the task of assessing the level of poverty in a country which remains lucky for some but not for others."

ISBN: 9780522848298
ISBN-10: 052284829X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 8th March 1994
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1