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Title The wealth divide / editor: Justin Healey
Published Rozelle, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2001

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Description 44 pages : il1. ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 141
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 141
Contents Chapter 1. The Wealth Divide: Household income; Poor are far worse off, study confirms; Rich get richer as the poor grows; New rich can't match Packer at $5m a day; One child in seven is living in poverty; Casino Oz - the odds are not that even; Health link to income on the rise; The health gap between rich and poor; Jobs a sign of improving rural health; Rumours of the rural decline are greatly exaggerated; Help bush help itself, says Abbott; Prospering farms cross city-bush divide; Wring out the golden handshake; Stop picking on our pay packets, sensitive new-age directors plead; We're the world's top nation of investers; Why we all entered a rich man's wonderland; Success has bred culture of resentment; Unhappy days are here again; Wealth divide to widen; Pay-packet injustice to get worse; Women on top, men on the slide; Swill time for those at the top; Rhetoric is no remedy for inequity; Nation positive amid reforms; Everyone needs a stake in the future; Two nations replace the lucky country
Summary Australia is a wealth nation by international standards; however, the gap between rich and poor is widening. This book makes use of the latest studies to explore the state of income distribution in Australia, and examines a number of inequality issues
Analysis Economic conditions
Equity
Federal issue
Income distribution
Living standards
Macroeconomics (Australia )
Social conditions
Statistics
Wealth
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 42
Audience Secondary and tertiary students and teachers
Subject Income distribution -- Australia.
Wealth -- Australia.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1990-
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1990-2001
Australia -- Social conditions -- 1990-
Australia -- Social conditions -- 1990-2001
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811501