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Australian Society - Keith Hancock

Australian Society

Paperback Published: 26th June 1989
ISBN: 9780521369633
Number Of Pages: 274

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Commissioned for the Australian Bicentenary by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, this 1990 book provides an overview of the structure, nature and trends of Australian society at the time. The 11 essays by leading Australian academics cover issues including families, social security and welfare, education, attitudes and values, population, economy, employment and industrial relations, law, politics, and international relations. Contributors include Brian Crittenden, J. W. Neville, Keith Hancock, James Crawford, and Don Aitkin. Includes notes on contributors, a select bibliography, and an index.

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Preface
Living and working in Australia
Australian families: pictures and interpretations
Social security and welfare
Education in Australia: conformity and diversity
Changing attitudes and values in post-war Australia
The population
An economy in distress?
Industrial relations: stability and turmoil
Australian law after two centuries
Democracy untrammelled: the Australian political experience since federation
Australia in the world
Select bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521369633
ISBN-10: 0521369630
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 26th June 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.5

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