Brings together eight social policy analysts to introduce the reader to a major social policy issue: the processes which create and sustain persistent patterns of poverty and disadvantage. Although the contributors come from different disciplines, their research leads to a united call for new pathways.
1. The complex contents of Australian inequality / Ruth Fincher and Peter Saunders
2. Understanding poverty and social exclusion: Situating Australia internationally / Peter Whiteford
3. Popular discourses and images of poverty and welfare in the news media / Peter Putnis
4. Inequality and the futures of our children / Peter Travers
5. Tackling poverty among indigenous Australians / Boyd Hunter
6. Moving in and out of disadvantage: population mobility and Australian places / Ruth Fincher and Maryann Wulff
7. Beyond impoverished visions of the labour market / Ian Watson and John Buchanan
Originally published in 2001, with xv., 251 p. :ill., maps ;22cm with ISBN 1865083429.
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