Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Saunders, Peter (Peter Gordon), 1948-

Title The poverty wars : reconnecting research with reality / Peter Saunders
Published Sydney, NSW : University of New South Wales Press Ltd, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.50994 Sau/Pwr  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 158 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Contesting poverty. -- 2. Mapping the poverty profile. -- 3. New concepts, new evidence. -- 4. The causes of poverty. -- 5. The consequences of povery. -- 6. Poverty and the social fabric
Summary Argues that as a nation Australia can afford to eliminate financial poverty. The fact we don't do so is a matter of choice, not affordability - as the experience of other countries demonstrates
Analysis Poverty
Social conditions
Australia overseas comparisons
Social issues & welfare (Australia)
Political economy
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [143]-152
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Subject Poverty -- Australia.
Poverty -- Research -- Australia.
Poverty -- Psychological aspects.
Author Thornton, Julia (Lecturer)
Ebooks Corporation.
LC no. 2919000089
ISBN 0868408107 :