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Author Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Melbourne. Catholic Education Office

Title Studies in Australian social problems
Published Melbourne : Catholic Education Office, Melbourne, in conjunction with the Australian National Secretariat of Catholic Action, 1951

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Description 127 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- The crisis of the family -- 1. The family of the vital social force -- 2. The population trend in Australia -- 3. The need for a changed public opinion -- 4. Who can help? -- Rebuilding the family -- 1. The head of the family -- 2. The woman of hte house -- 3. Justice for the child -- Australia a nation -- 1. Migration -- 2. Nationalism and patriotism -- 3. International co-operation -- Capitalism and its effects -- 1. What is modern capitalism? -- 2. History of capitalism -- 3. Features of modern industrial capitalism -- 4. The achievements of capitalism -- 5. Evil social effects of capitalism -- Socialism and socialization -- 1. Defining our terms -- 2. The sphere of nationalization -- 3. Summary -- The basis of socialism -- 1. The early socialists -- 2. The fundamental ideas of Marx -- 3. The defects of Marx's theories -- 4. Why does Marxism still survive? -- 5. Other types equally important -- Concentration of power -- 1. Industrial monopolies -- 2. Centralization of political power -- 3. Centralization of socialism and cultural life -- 4. Modern social reform movements -- The problems of the big city -- 1. Tradition of centralization -- 2. Economic effects -- 3. Social consequences -- 4. Lack of local culture -- 5. Political and administrative concentration -- The trade unions -- 1. History and influence -- 2. The Catholic attitude -- 3. The right to strike -- 4. The communist objective in the trade union movement -- 5 The communist movement -- An organic society -- An adequae family income -- 1. Basis of the just wage -- 2. Essential elements in estimating individual wage -- 3. Estimating the family income -- 4. The method of family allowance -- 5. The just price -- 6. Some final considerations -- Partnership in industry -- 1. The cost of class war -- 2. The solution : give the worker status and responsibility -- 3. Scope for better industrial organiation -- 4. Support for the idea -- 5. System of industrial councils -- 6. Growth of the vocational order -- The restoration of private property -- 1. Kinds of ownership -- 2. Is small ownership practicable? -- 3. Trends in favour -- 4. What the state cand do! -- The use of social services -- 1. The case for full employment -- 2. Social services and state control -- 3. The servile state -- 4. Social services in an organic society -- The restoration of rural life -- 1. The rural family -- 2. Economic and social difficulties -- 3. The general needs of the rural community -- 4. Farming as a way of life -- 5. The restoration of rural life -- The structure of regionalism -- 1. Trend favours decentralization -- 2. A plan of regional growth -- 3. The new regions -- Liberty, equality. fraternity -- 1. Liberty -- 2. Equality -- 3. Fraternity -- 4. Basis of liberalism : complete faith in progress -- The Holy Father sums up -- Appendix A
Analysis Australia - Social conditions - 20th century
Catholic action - Australia
Church and social problems - Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 123-126
Subject Church and social problems -- Catholic Church -- Australia.
Social problems -- Australia -- 20th century.
Australia -- Economic conditions.
Australia -- Social conditions.
Author Catholic Church. Episcopal Committee on Catholic Action (Australia). National Secretariat
Catholic Education Office (Melbourne, Vic.)
Other Titles Social Justice Statement [1950]